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" That is not quite true," said Johnson ; " I saved appearances tolerably well; but I took care that the Whig dogs should not have the best of it. "
The Living Age ... - Page 477
1908
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...ridiculous ' (ib. p. 809). Later on, Johnson in his reports ' saved appearances tolerably well ; but took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it ' (Murphy's Johnson, p. 45). It was but a few days after he became a contributor to the Magazine...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...both parties. " That is not quite true," said Johnson ; " I saved appearances tolerably well, but I took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it." ' Murphy's Life of Johnson, p. 343. Murphy, we must not forget, wrote from memory, for there is...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1820
...for genuine. He owned that he was not quite impartial in dealing out his reason and rhetoric, but " took care that the whig dogs should not have the best of it.'' His attachment to the tory, or rather Jacobite party, was further shown by an humorous pamphlet...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...for genuine. He owned that he was not quite impartial in dealing out his reason and rhetoric, but " took care that the whig dogs should not have the best of it." - His attachment to the tory, or rather Jacobite, party was further shewn by an humorous pamphlet...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...both parties. ' That ig not quite true,' said Johnson ; ' I saved appearances tolerably well, but I took care that the Whig dogs should not have the best of it." In the year 17 ^2, that is in the thirty-third year of his age, Johnson was employed by Mr Thomas...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809
...both parties. "That is not quite true," sard Johnson; " I saved appearances tolerably well ; but I took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it."* This strong bias in favour of a party rans through the whote of his political works, though ~...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...both parties. " That is not quite true," said Johnson; " I saved appearances tolerably well ; but I took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it." * This strong bias in favour of a party runs through the whole of his political works, though...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...both parties. " That is not quite true," said Johnson ; " I saved appearances tolerably well ; but I took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it." The sale of the Magazine was gijeatly increased by the Parliamentary Debates, which were continued...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...to both parties ; " That is not quite true, said Johnson ; I saved appearances tolerably well, but I took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it *." Although the speeches, in the course of events, have lost their original interest, yet they...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...genuine. He owned, however, that in dealing his reason and rhetoric he was pot quite impartial; but took care, that the Whig dogs should not have the best of it.' lately discovered near Lynn in Norfolk, by Probus Britannicus : ' in which, as Norfolk was the...
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