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" Of Gilbert Walmsley, thus presented to my mind, let me indulge myself in the remembrance. I knew him very early ; he was one of the first friends that literature procured me, and I hope, that at least, my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. " He was... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 46
by James Boswell - 1826
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804 - 716 pages
...friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy ; yet he never re-= ceived my notions with contempt, He was a Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1806 - 428 pages
...friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at leaft my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy;...without exemption from its vices or its follies, but hrd never neglected the cultivation of his mind ; his belief of Revelation was unfhaken ; his learning...
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the lives of the most eminent english poets with critical observations on ...

samuel johnson, ll.d. - 1806 - 416 pages
...that literature procured me, and I hope that . at leaft my gratitude made me worthy of his no>ยป tice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy;...received my notions with contempt. He was a Whig, wiih all the virulence and malevolence of his party; yet difference of opinion did net keep us apart....
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The Saunterer: A Periodical Paper ...

Hewson Clarke - 1806 - 274 pages
...that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. " He was of a mature age, and I wat only just a boy; yet he never received my notions with contempt. He was a Sceptic with all the obstinacy of his sect, yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honoured...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 1

George Gregory - 1808 - 352 pages
...at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. *' He was of an advanced age, and I was only yet a boy ; yet he never received my .notions with contempt....difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honoured Lim, and he. endured me. " He had mingled with the gay world without exemption from its vices or its...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 664 pages
...friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy;...world, without exemption from its vices or its follies, bivt had never neglected the cultivation of his mind; his belief of revelation was unshaken ; his learning...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 422 pages
...that literature procured me, and I hope that at at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy...him, and he endured me. He had mingled with the gay wcdld without exemption from its vices or its follies, but had never neglected the cultivation of his...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 598 pages
...friends that literature procnred me, and I hope that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy...a Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of hi* party ; yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honoured him, and he endured me. He...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Dryden, Smith, Duke ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 620 pages
...friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. party ; yet difference of opinion did not keep us...honoured him, and he endured me. He had mingled with (he gay world, without exemption from its vices/ or its follies, but had never neglected the cultivation...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 664 pages
...friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. party ; yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honoured him, and be endured me. He had mingled with the gay world, without exemption from its vices or its follies,...
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