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" The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early had been kind ; but it has been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am solitary. and cannot impart it; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope... "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 59
edited by - 1829
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 61, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1791
...impart it ; till 1 am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical afperity not to confefs obligations where no benefit has been received ; or to be unwilling that the publick -ihould coniuier me as owing that to a patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myfelf....
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Neue Bibliothek der schönen Wissenschaften und der freyen Künste ..., Volume 47

Christian Felix Weisse - 1792
...fd)ien am known, and do not want it. I hope it is not very cynical afperity not to confefs oblio-ations where no benefit has been received , or to be unwilling that the publick fhould confider me as owing that to a Patron , which Providence has enabled me to do for myfelf....
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Tracts on Political and Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796
...; till I am known, and do not want it. « I hope it is no very cynical afperity, not to confels « obligations where no benefit has been received, or • to be unwilling that the public fhould confider me ' as owing that to a Patron, which Providence has ' enabled me to do for myfelf....
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

Books and bookselling - 1796
...am known, and do not want it. 1 hope it is no very cynical afperity, not to confefs obligagâtions where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the public fliould confider me as owin^j that to a patron, which Pfovidence has enabled me to do for myfelf. *'...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...and Aetat.45.] Warburtoris compliments. 305 and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the Publick should consider me as owing that to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...and cannot impart it;9 till lam known, and do not want it. I hope it it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the Publick should consider me as owing that- to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself....
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...impenetrable deafness; I could not stoop to and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the Publick should consider me as owing that to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...impart it ; till I am " known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical afperity not to confefs obligations where no benefit has been received ; or] to be unwilling that the pub.** lick fhould confider me as owing that to a " patron, which Providence has enabled me " to do...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...solitary, and cannot impart it; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it i* no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been...unwilling that the public should consider me as owing that to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me ta do for myself. " Having carried on my work thus....
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...indifferent and cannot enjoy it, till I am known and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity, not to confess obligations, where no benefit has been...unwilling that the public should consider me as owing that to a patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself. ' Having carried on my work thus...
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