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" Imagination," appeared in 1744. I have heard Dodsley, by whom it was published, relate, that when the copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being such as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he... "
Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt - Page 97
by Samuel Johnson - 1854
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen ..., Volume 8, Part 2

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - 1795 - 678 pages
...copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer , for this was no every day writer. In 174.1. he went to...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

1798 - 666 pages
...whom it was publiihcd, fay, that when the copy was offered him, the price demanded for it being fuch as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the work to Pope, who having looked over it, advifed him not to make a niggardly offer ; for this was no cvcry-day writer. [q^Thcfe pieces...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 714 pages
...that when the copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was w hundred and twenty pounds, being such as he was not inclined to give precipitately,...went to Leyden, in pursuit of medical knowledge ; and tbret years afterwards (May 16, 1744) became doctor of physic, having, accod' g to the custom of the...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 628 pages
...that when the copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being such as he was not inclined to give precipitately,...niggardly offer ; for " this was no every-day writer.'' The Original and Growth of the Human Foetus ; in which he is said to have departed, with great judgment,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 404 pages
...that when the copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being such as he was not inclined to give precipitately,...him not to make a niggardly offer; for " this was no every" day writer." In 1741 he went to Leyden, in pursuit of medical knowledge; and three years afterwards...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 408 pages
...that when the copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being such as he was not inclined to give precipitately,...not to make a niggardly offer ; for " this was no every" day writer." In 1741 he went to Leyden, in pursuit of medical knowledge; and three years afterwards...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 494 pages
...that when the copy was offered him, the price demanded for it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being such as he was not inclined to give precipitately,...not to make a niggardly offer; for •*' this was no every day writer." In 1741 he went to Leyden, in pursuit of medical knowledge ; and three years afterward,...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 464 pages
...it, which was an hundred and twenty pounds, being such as he was not inclined to give precipitatelyt he carried the work to Pope, who, having looked into it, advised him not to makc a niggardly offer ; lor " this was no every day writer." In 1741 he went to Lcyden, in pursuit...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1812 - 510 pages
...Dodsley, by whom it was published, say, that when the copy was offered him, the price demanded for it being such as he was not inclined to give precipitately, he carried the* work to Pope, who having looked over it, advised him npt to make a niggardly offer, for this was no every-day writer. - • Upon the...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1812 - 512 pages
...as he was not inclined to give precipitately, toe carried the work to Pope, who having looked over it, advised him not to make a niggardly offer, for this was no every-day writer. Upon the publication of his " Pleasures of Imagination," he gave offence to Warburton, by a note in...
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