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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 Gentleman's Magazine - Page 592
1791
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays

Thomas Carlyle - 1845 - 568 pages
...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, it is no very cynical asperity, not to confess obligations, where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...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 it is no very cynical asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the...
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Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith

Joachim Fernau - 1848
...if they did, it was easy to say, Sir, I am to be found at ' solitary, and cannot impart 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 received ; ' or to be unwilling that...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1848
...delayed till 1 am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it j till I am solitary, and cannot impart 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 received, or to be unwilling that the...
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The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography in Four Books, Volume 1

John Forster - Authors, English - 1848 - 704 pages
...' 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 it is no very cynical asperity not to ' confess obligations where no benefit has been received ; ' or to be unwilling that...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Authors, English - 1848 - 874 pages
...delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it4; till I have asperity not to confess obligations where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the...
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The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography in Four Books, Volume 2

John Forster - Authors, English - 1848 - 704 pages
...' 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 it is no very cynical asperity not to ' confess obligations where no benefit has been received ; ' or to be unwilling that...
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The Art of Correspondence: English and French

1850
...(il! I am indiffèrent, and cannot enjoy it ; till 1 am solitary, and caniiot impart it (3); till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no vcry cynical asperily uot to confess obligations where no benefit lias been receivod, or to be nnwilling...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...delayed till I am indifferent, and can not enjoy it ; till I am solitary, and can not impart 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 received, or to be unwilling that the...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...delayed till I am indifferent, and can not enjoy it; till I am solitary, and can not impart 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 received, or to be unwilling that the...
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