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" Sir Joshua agreed to carry it to Dr. Johnson, who received it with much good humour245, and desired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen, that he would alter the Epitaph in any manner they pleased, as to the sense of it; but he would never consent to disgrace... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 205
by James Boswell - 1835
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The Historical, biographical, literary, and scientific magazine ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...Johnson, who received it with >-ft good humour; and desired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen '.'at he would alter the epitaph in any manner they pleased as to the i -nse of it, but he 'could never consent to disgrace the walls of Westminster Ab'oey with an English...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 1800
...received it with great good humour ; and desired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen that he would alter th epitaph in any manner they pleased as to the sense of it ; but be would never consent to disgrace the walls of Westminster Abbey with an English. epitaph: and observing...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...Burke. " Sir Joshua agreed to carry it tq Dr. Johnson, who received it with great good humour, and desired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen, that he...of it ; but he would never consent to disgrace the watts of Westminster Abbey with an English inscription ." •' ' ' i Tom Davies, the bookseller, in...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1816
...endeavoured to argue in favour 1776. sired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen, that he would *j^~^ alter the Epitaph in any manner they pleased, as to...never consent to disgrace the walls of Westminster 4bbey, ivith an English inscription. " I consider this Round Robin as a species of literary curiosity...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...who received it vtith mach good humour, and desired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen, that he wonld alter the Epitaph in any manner they pleased, as to the sense of it : bat he would never content to disgrace the walla of Westminster Abbey with an English inscription....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...us clerk. Sir Joshua agreed to carry it to Dr. Johnson, who received it with much good humour, and desired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen, that he...Westminster Abbey with an English inscription. I consider thin Round Robin as a species of literary curiosity worth preserving, as it marks, in a certain degree,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...of " Poetce, Historici, Physici," it surely not right; for as to his claim to the last of those and desired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen, that he...any manner they pleased, as to the sense of it; but hewould never consent to disgrace the walls of Westminster Abbey, with an English inscription. " I...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 3

James Boswell - 1821
...of literary curiosity worth preserving, as it marks, in a certain degree, Dr. Johnson's character." alter the Epitaph in any manner they pleased, as to...of it; but he would never consent to disgrace the ivalls of Westminster 'Abbey, with an English inscription. My readers are presented with a faithful...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...clerk. " Sir Joshua agreed to carry it to Dr. Johnson, who received it with much good humour,2 and desired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen, that he would alter the 5 He however, upon seeing Dr. Warton's name to the suggestion, that the Epitaph should be in English,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1823
...noble seat, should have fallen into such a blunder. I suppose he has confounded the row with the deer. desired Sir Joshua to tell the gentlemen that he would...but he would never consent to, disgrace the walls oj 'Westminster Abbey with an English inscription. " 1 consider this Mound Robin as a species of literary...
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