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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 General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1815 - 544 pages
...ingenious compliments. Had there been no previous offence, it is probable this end would have answered, and Johnson would have dedicated the work to him....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." Lord Chesterfield is said...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - 1815 - 548 pages
...ingenious compliments. Had there been no previous offence, it is probable this end would have answered, and Johnson would have dedicated the work to him....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." Lord Chesterfield is said...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1815 - 660 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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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 6

Francis Wrangham - 1816 - 532 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...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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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.: With an Account of the Author ...

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 154 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 solitafry and cannot impart it; till I am known and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical...
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The British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons

William Fordyce Mavor - 1816 - 462 pages
...man struggling for his 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, would have been kind: but it lias been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817 - 466 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...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...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 5

Tobias Smollett - 1817 - 680 pages
...will never be forgotten. " The notice," says the Doctor, " which you have been pleased to take of me, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has been delayed, 'til 1 am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; 'til I am solitary, and cannot impart it; 'til I am known,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820 - 368 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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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1821 - 388 pages
...a wan 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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