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" Dictionary is recommended to the public were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 139
by James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

1791
...which, being very little acculteMitf Engraved for Ifif iody'j uarfu* 397 to fevours from the grear, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. When, upon Come flight encouragement, I firft vifited your lordfiiip, I was overpowered, like tlie reft of mankind,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 70

1791
...by your Lordfhip. To be fo diftinguilhed is an honour which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or...flight encouragement, I firft vifited your Lordfhip, 1 was overpowered, like the reft of mankind, by the en chantment of your addrefs, and could not forbear...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 20

1791
...your Loidihip. To lie fo diltinguiflicd, is an honour, which, being very little accultomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. . " When, upon fome fiight encouragement, I firlt viiited your Lordlhip, I was overjKjwered, like the reft of mankind,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 61, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1791
...by your Lordfhip. To be fo diftinguiihed is an honour which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. When, upon fonie flight encouragement, I firft vifited your Lordfhip, I was overpowered, Jike the reft of mankind,...
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Essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson. Poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...diftinguimed is an honour which, " being very little accuftomed to favours from ** the great, I kaow not well how to receive, or " in what terms to acknowledge....encouragement, " I firft vifited your Lordfhip, I was overpow** ered, like the reft of mankind, by the en" chantment " chantment of your addrefs, and could...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1796
...your Lordfhip. To be fo diftingttiflied, is an honour, which, being very little accuftomcd to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon fouie flight encouragement, I firft vifited your LordIhip, I was overpowered, like the reft of mankind,...
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Tracts on Political & Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796
... lordfhip. To be fo diftinguifhed is an honour, which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in * what terms to acknowledge. ' When,, informed the public in his preface^ that his work had been executed " with little " affiftanee df the...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1796
...your Lordihip. To be fo diftinguiihed, is an honour, which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terras to acknowledge. " When, upon fome flight encouragementj I firft vifited your Lordihip, I was...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. 'When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. 'When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind,...
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