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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... "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the ... - Page 304
by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...have brought it, at last, to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance,8 one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour. Such treatment...cannot enjoy it; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it;9 till lam known, and do not want it. I hope it it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations...
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Further Thoughts on the Present State of Public Opinion: Being a ...

John Penn - Great Britain - 1800 - 185 pages
...contented with it only delayed to a period in his life-time, though it was, as he says of himself, ' 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 ?' This is a natural sentiment, eloquently expressed. Let me then bid adieu to the...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...mention of it could not properly riml plnc-C in a Jetter of the kind that this was," " The skephcrd in Virgil grew at last acquainted with Love, and found...am solitary, and cannot impart it; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it i* no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...or one smile of favour. Such treatJE^ ment I did not expect, for I never had a Patron before. 45. " The shepherd in Virgil grew at last acquainted with...enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it ; s till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbering him with help? The notice which you have been pleased...am solitary, and cannot impart 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...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbering bim with help ? The notice which you have been pleased...; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it ; till 1 am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - Historical fiction - 1809 - 120 pages
...and have brought it at last to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour. Such treatment...am solitary and cannot impart 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...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...favour. Such treatment I did not expect, for I never had a patron before. " The Shepherd in Virgil grew acquainted with love, and found him a native of the...solitary, and cannot impart 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...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Rambler ...

Nathan Drake - 1809
...one who look* with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached the ground, encumbers him with help? The notice which...am solitary, and cannot impart 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...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809
...have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind ; but it has been dela} ed 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 cyniqal asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit...
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