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" The first prize was £.50, for which, being but newly acquainted with wealth, and thinking the influence of £.50 extremely great, he expected the first authors of the kingdom to appear as competitors ; and offered the allotment of the prize to the universities.... "
Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 265
edited by - 1797
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774 - 375 pages
...Wealth, and thinking the Influence of fifty Pounds extremely great, he expected the firft Au» thours of the Kingdom to appear as Competitors} and offered the Allotment of the Prize to the Univerfities. But when the Time came, no Name was feen among the Writers that had been ever feen before...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - English literature - 1774
...Wealth, and thinking the Influence of fifty Pounds extremely great, he expected the firft Au* thours of the Kingdom to appear as Competitors} and offered the Allotment of the Prize to the Univerfities. But when the Time came, no Name was feen among the Writers that had been ever feen before...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...Wealth, and thinking the Influence of fifty Pounds extremely great, he expe£ted the firft Au; thours of the Kingdom to appear as Competitors; and offered the Allotment of the Prize t6.the Urii• verfities. But when the'Time came, ~no.Name was feen among the Writers that had been...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...prize was 50 1. for which, being but newly. acquainted with wealth, and thinking the influence of 50 1. extremely great, he expected the firft authors of...competitors; and offered the allotment of the prize to the univerfities. But when the time came, no name was feen among the writers that had been ever feen before;...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...prize was 501. for which, being but newly acquainted with wealth, and thinking the influence of 501. extremely great, he expected the firft authors of...competitors; and offered the allotment of the prize to the univerfities. But when the time came, no name was feen among the writers that had been ever feen before;...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...but newly acquainted with wealth, and thinking the influence of 50 1. extremely great, he expe£ked the firft authors of the kingdom to appear as competitors; and offered the allotment of the prize to the univerfities. But when the time came, no name was feen among the writers that had been ever feen before;...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ... Account of the ...

Biography - 1795
...newly acquainted with wealth, and thinking the influence of 50l. extremely great, he expected the rirft authors of the kingdom to appear as competitors, and offered the allotment of the prize to the univerfities. But when the time came, no name was feen among the writers that had been ever feen before...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1798
...wealth, and thinking the influence of 50!. extremely great, lie c.\p<;£ted the firll authors of die kingdom to appear as competitors ; and offered the allotment of the prize to the univerfities. Eut when the time c.ime, no name was fecn among the writers that had been ever leen before...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...acquainted with wealth, and thinking the influence of fifty pounds extremely great, he expected the first authors of the kingdom to appear as competitors ; and offered the allotment of the prize to the universities. But when the time came, no name was seen among the writers that had ever been seen before...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...acquainted with wealth, and thinking the influence of fifty pounds extremely great, he expected the first authors of the kingdom to appear as competitors ; and offered the allotment of the prize to the universities. But when the time came, no name was seen among the writers that had ever been seen before...
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