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" A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight, that he was content to purchase it, by the sacrifice of reason, propriety, and... "
The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ... - Page 311
by Francis Wrangham - 1816
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Mr. Johnson's Preface to His Edition of Shakespear's Plays

Samuel Johnson - 1765 - 72 pages
...enchaining it in fufpenfe, " let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinilhed. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or ftoop from his elevation. A quibble poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 33

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1765
...enchaining it in fufpence, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unrinilhed. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or {loop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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The plays of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1768
...enchaining it in fufpenfe, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinifhed. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or floop from his elevation. A quibble poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Prefaces. Tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - Drama - 1773
...whether he be amufing attention with incidents, or enchaining it in fufpenfe, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinished....is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or ftoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, Volume 2

English literature - 1774
...enchaining it in Sufpenfe, let but a Quibble fpring up before him,and he leaves his Work unfinifhed. A Quibble is the golden Apple, for which he will always turn afide from his Career, or ftoop from his Elevation. A Quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fucli...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...enchaining it in Sufpenfe, let but a Quibble fpring up before him , and he leaves his Work unfinifhed. A Quibble is the golden Apple, for which he will always turn afide from his Career, or ftoop from his Elevation. A Quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778
...whether he be amufing attention with incidents, or enchaining it in fufpenfe, let but a quibble fpringup before him, and he leaves his work unfinished. A quibble...is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career j or ftoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...enchaining it in iufpenfe, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unfiniilied. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or ftoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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Dramatic Writings of Will. Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...of his way, and sure to engulf him in the mire. It has some malignant power over his mind, and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity...disquisition, whether he be enlarging knowledge, or exalting affeftion, whether he be amusing attention with incidents, or enchaining it in suspense, let but a...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...enchaining it in fufpenfe, let but a quibble fpring up before him, and he leaves his work unfiniihed. A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn afide from his career, or ftoop from bis elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him fuch...
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