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" Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has reached ground encumbers him with help? The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind; but... "
Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt - Page 81
by Samuel Johnson - 1854
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 514 pages
...a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help ? The notice which you have been pleased to take of...till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it ; s till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 768 pages
...man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbering bim with help ? The notice which you have been pleased to take of...till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it ; till 1 am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 530 pages
...man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has teached the ground, encumbers him with help? The notice which you have been pleased to take of...till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I ani solitary, and cannot impart it; till 1 am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 210 pages
...on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has reached ground encumbers him with help ? The notice which you have been pleased to take of...delayed till I am indifferent and cannot enjoy it, till I am solitary and cannot impart it, till I am known and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 524 pages
...man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached the ground, encumbers him with help? The notice which you have been pleased to take of...till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 372 pages
...a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help ? The notice which you have been pleased to take of...till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no- very cynical...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical Illustrative of the ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 520 pages
...man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached the ground, encumbers him with help? The notice which you have been pleased to take of...had it been early, had been kind ; but it has been dela} ed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it; till...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 656 pages
...to a man of letters, and was not to be appeased by the artifice of these protracted compliments, lie could not even brook that his lordship should for...pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, bad been kind : but it has been delayed till 1 am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it: til! 1 am solitary,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 402 pages
...allusion to the loss of his wife and to his present situation, is exquisitely beautiful : " The nolice which you have been pleased to take of my labours,...had been kind : but it has been delayed till I am indifi'erent, and cannot enjoy it : 3 Sec this matter explained in the Preface to the Adventurer, British...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812 - 316 pages
...life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help ? The notice which yon have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been...till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart itt; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical...
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