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" The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has 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... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 592
1791
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 20

1791
...cannot enjoy it ; till I am tolitary, and cannot impart it * ; till I am known, and do not want rt. I hope it is no very cynical afperity, not to confefs...obligations where no benefit has been received, or tu be unwilling that the public fliould confider me as owing that to a, Patron, which Providence lias...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...till I am indifferent, " and cannot enjoy it; till I am folitary, and ** cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do " not want it. I hope it is no very cynical afpe" rity not to confefs obligations where no be" nefit has been received ; or to be unwilling " that...
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Tracts on Political and Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796
...till I am indifferent, • and cannot enjoy it ; till I am folitary, and cannot « impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. « I hope it is no very cynical afperity, not to confels « obligations where no benefit has been received, or • to be unwilling that the public fhould...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

Books and bookselling - 1796
...delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am folitary ar.d cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical ifperity, not to confefs obligagations where no benefit has been received, dr to be unwilling that...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...giddiness, and impenetrable deafness; I could not stoop to and Aetat.45.] Warburtoris compliments. 305 and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...overpower mine. Continual noises, headache, giddiness, and impenetrable deafness; I could not stoop to and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the...
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Life. Poems. Irene, a tragedy

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...till I am •" indifferent, and cannot enjoy it:; till I am " folitary, and cannot impart it ; till I am " known, and do not want it. I hope it is " no very cynical afperity not to confefs ob" ligations where no benefit has been re•"*' ceived ; or] to be unwilling that the publick ftiould...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...been early, had been kind ; but it has been delayed till I am indifferent and cannot enjoy it, till I am known and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity, not to confess obligations, where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 407 pages
...kind ; but it has been delayed till I am ** indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am " folitary, and cannot impart it ; till 1 am " known, and do not...it. I hope it is " no very cynical afperity not to confe£s ob" ligations where no benefit has been re" ceived ; or to be unwilling that the publick "...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...delayed till I am indif" ferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am soli" tary, and cannot impart it ; till I am known, " and do not want it. I hope it is no very cy" nical asperity not to confess obligations where " no benefit has been received ; or to be un" willing...
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