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" I may possibly acquire a genteel independence for life; when I think of that dignity which philosophy claims, to raise itself above contempt and ridicule ; when I think thus, I eagerly long to embrace every opportunity of separating myself from the vulgar,... "
Lives of the novelists - Page 100
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1825
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...contempt and ridicule ; when I think thus, I eagerly long to embrace every opportunity of separating myself from the vulgar, as much in my circumstances, as I am already in my sentiments. I am going to publish n book, for an account of which I refer you to a letter, vrhich I wrote to my brother...
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The Novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, Dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

1823 - 659 pages
...partake in. He now circulated proposals for publishing, by subscription, his Essay on Polite Literature in Europe, the profits of which he destined to equipping...my circumstances as I am already in my sentiments. 1 find I want constitution and a strong steady disposition, which alone makes men great. I will, however,...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1823 - 214 pages
...partake in. He now circulated proposals for publishing, by subscription, his Essay on Polite Literature in Europe, the profits of which he destined to equipping...my circumstances as I am already in my sentiments. 1 find I want constitution and a strong steady disposition, which alone makes men great. I will, however,...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 6

1825
...partake in. He now circulated proposals for publishing, by subscription, his Essay on Polite Literature in Europe, the profits of which he destined to equipping himself for India, having obtained from the Comp.iny the appointment of physician to one of their factories on the coast of Coromandel. But to...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...contempt and ridicule ; when I think thus, I eagerly long to embrace every opportunity of separating myself from the vulgar, as much in my circumstances as I am already in my sentiments. I am going to publish a book, for an account of which I refer you to a letter which I wrote to my brother...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1828 - 300 pages
...partake in. He now circulated proposals fou, publishing, ty subscription, his Essay on Polite literature in Europe, the profits of which he destined to equipping...•was more his desire than to increase his fortune. J eagerly long , he said , to embrace every opportunity to separate myself from the vulgar,...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs of eminent ...

Walter Scott - France - 1834
...partake in. He now circulated proposals for publishing, by subscription, his Essay on Polite Literature in Europe, the profits of which he destined to equipping...my circumstances as I am already in my sentiments. 1 find I want constitution and a strong steady disposition, which alone 1 Letter to Daniel Hodson,...
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Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Novelists, and Other Distinguished ..., Volume 3

Walter Scott - English literature - 1834
...partake in. He now circulated proposals for publishing, by subscription, his Essay on Polite Literature in Europe, the profits of which he destined to equipping...from the vulgar, as much in my circumstances as I am alreadyin my sentiments. 1 find I want constitution and a strong steady disposition, which alone 1...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 3

Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1834
...partake in. He now circulated proposals for publishing, by subscription, his Essay on Polite literature in Europe, the profits of which he destined to equipping...from the vulgar, as much in my circumstances as I am alreadyin my sentiments. 1 find I want constitution and a strong steady disposition, which alone 1...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1836
...contempt and ridicule ; when I think thus, I eagerly long to embrace every opportunity of separating myself from the vulgar as much in my circumstances, as I am already in my sentiments. 1 I know not how my desire of seeing Ireland, which had so long slept, has again revived with so much...
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