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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 Lives of the English Poets: cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester ...

Samuel Johnson - 1858 - 418 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 received notions with contempt. He was a whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of his party; yet difference...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides, Volume 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 950 pages
...all the virulence and malevolence of hi. party; yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. 1 honoured him, and he endured me. " He had mingled...world without exemption from its vices or its follies ; Jjut had never neglected the cultivation of his mind. His belief of revelation was unshaken ; his...
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The Life of David Garrick: From Original Family Papers, and ..., Volume 1

Percy Fitzgerald - 1868 - 504 pages
...who had so patiently listened to his childish sallies : " He was of advanced age, and I was only yet a boy, yet he never received my notions with contempt....keep us apart. I honoured him and he endured me." The bookseller's son, considered a remarkable and promising boy, gained his way to other houses, and...
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The Life of David Garrick: From Original Family Papers, and ..., Volume 1

Percy Fitzgerald - 1868 - 594 pages
...sallies : " He was of advanced age, and I was only yet a boy, yet he never received my notions »vith contempt. He was a Whig, with all the virulence and...keep us apart. I honoured him and he endured me." The bookseller's son, considered a remarkable and promising boy, gained his way to other houses, and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 620 pages
...that literature procured me, and 1 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,...endured me. 'He had mingled with the gay world without 1 Mr. Warton Informs me that this early friend of Johnson was entered a Commoner of Trinity College,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874 - 602 pages
...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;...my notions with contempt. He was a whig, with all • Mr. Warton informs me, " that this early friend of Johnson was entered a Commoner of Trinity College,...
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London in the Jacobite Times, Volume 2

Dr. Doran (John) - 1877 - 432 pages
...The worst he could say of the Gilbert Walmsley, of Lichfield, whom he loved and honoured, was that ' he was a Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of his party.' Boswell's father pelted Johnson with the term which Johnson applied to Panting, as one of laudation,...
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The Living Age, Volume 165

1885 - 844 pages
...that 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....yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honored him, and he endured me. He had mingled with the gay world without exemption from its vices...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 165

1885 - 858 pages
...that 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....yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honored him, and he endured me. He had mingled with the gay world without exemption from its vices...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 159

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1885 - 582 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....a Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of hie party ; yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honoured him, and he endured me. ' He...
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