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" Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of academic bowers, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ... - Page viii
by Samuel Johnson - 1837
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Essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson. Poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...fbelter of academic ** bowers, but amidft inconvenience and dif4* traction, in {icknefs and in forrow, and ** without the patronage of the great," was not...likely to be caught by the lure thrown out by Lord Chefterfield. He had in vain fought the patronage of that nobleman ; and his pride, exafpe rated by...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.: D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...fhelter of acade" mic bowers, but amidft inconvenience and " diffraction, in ficknefs and in forrow, and ** without the patronage of the great," was not...likely to be caught by the lure thrown out by lord Chefterfield. He had in vain fought the patronage of that nobleman ; and his pride, exafperated by...
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The lives of the most celebrated English poets, with criticisms extr. from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...written, as he says, " with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great ; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the...inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. " The sorrow to which he here alludes is probably that which he felt for the loss of his wife, who...
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History of the City and Cathedral of Lichfield

John Jackson - Lichfield (England) - 1805 - 276 pages
...written, as he says, " with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great ; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the...inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow." The sorrow to which he here alludes; is, probably, that which he felt for the loss of his wife, who...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great ; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the...inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. It may repress the triumph of malignant criticism to observe, that if our language is not here fully...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 407 pages
...fhcker of academic bowers, but amidft in" convenience and diftraction, in ficknefs and " in forrow, and without the patronage of " the Great," was not...likely to be caught by the lure thrown out by lord Chefterfield. He had in vain fought the patronage of that nobleman; and his pride, exafperated by difappointment,...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...said, in the last number of the Rambler, " that having laboured to maintain the dignity of virtue, I will not now degrade it by the meanness of dedication."...patronage of the great," was not likely to be caught hy the lure thrown out by Lord Chesterfield. He had In vain sought the patronage of that nobleman ;...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1810
...happiness and peace. And how, and where, did he perform these benefits to his fellow-creatures ? ' Not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the...inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow.' " It, surely, is not the least of his merits, that he bestowed such incalculable advantages on mankind,...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Rambler ...

Nathan Drake - 1810
...happiness and peace. And how, and where, did he perform these benefits to his fellow-creatures ? ' Not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the...inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow.' • | " It, surely, is not the least of his merits, that he bestowed such incaleulable advantages on...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1810
...happiness and peace. And how, and when', did he perform these benefits to his fellow-creatures ? ' Not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the...inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow.' " It, surely, is not the least of his merits, that he bestowed such incaleulable advantages on mankind,...
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