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" Why, Sir, if you were to read Richardson for the story, your impatience would be so much fretted that you would hang yourself. But you must read him for the sentiment, and consider the story as only giving occasion to the sentiment. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 206
by James Boswell - 1835
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...Richardfon ufed to fay, that had he not known who Fielding was, he fhould have believed he was an oftler. Sir, there is more knowledge of the heart in one letter of Richardfon's, than in all 'Tom Jones.' I, indeed, never read 'Jofeph Andrews." ERSKINE. " Surely, Sir,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...very low life. Richardson used to say, that had he not known who Fielding was, he should have believed he was an ostler. Sir, there is more knowledge of...letter of Richardson's, than in all ' Tom Jones.' 5 I, indeed, never read ' Joseph Andrews." ERSKINE. " Surely, Sir, Richardson is very tedious." JOHNSON....
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...very low life. Richardson used to say, that had he not known who Fielding was, he should have believed he was an ostler. Sir, there is more knowledge of...heart in one letter of Richardson's, than in all ' Tom Jones.'5 I, indeed, never read ' Joseph, Andrews." ERSKINE. " Surely, Sir, Richardson is very tedious."...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...just and subtile distinction between occasional and habitual transgression. he should have believed he was an ostler. Sir, there is more knowledge of the heart in one letter of Richardson's than in ull ' Tom Jones. 'JI, indeed, never read ' Joseph Andrews." ERSKINE. " Surely, Sir, Richardson is very...
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Johnsoniana: From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
...very low life. Richardson used to say, that had he not known who Fielding was, he should have believed he was an ostler. Sir, there is more knowledge of...never read Joseph Andrews." ERSKINE. " Surely, sir, Kichardson is very tedious." JOHNSON. " Why, sir, if you were to read Richard. son for the story, your...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820
...just and subtile distinction between occasional and habitual transgression. he should have believed he was an ostler. Sir, there is more knowledge of...heart in one letter of Richardson's than in all ' Tom Jones.'JI, indeed, never read ' Joseph Andrews." ERSKINE. " Surely, Sir, Richardson is very tedions....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...very low life. Richardson used to say, that had he not known who Fielding was, he should have believed he was an ostler. Sir, there is more knowledge of...Jones.' ' I, indeed, never read ' Joseph Andrews.' " 1 [Johnson's severity against Fielding did not arise from any viciousness in his 'style, but from...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...very low life. Richardson used to say, that had he not known who Fielding was, he should have believed he was an ostler. Sir, there is more knowledge of...letter of Richardson's, than in all ' Tom Jones.' 1 I, indeed, never read ' Joseph Andrews.' " 1 [Johnson's severity against Fielding did not arise from...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1822
...very low life. Richardson used to say, that had he not known who Fielding was, he should have believed he was an ostler. Sir, there is more knowledge of...letter of Richardson's, than in all ' Tom Jones.' 5 I, indeed, never read s [Johnson's severity against Fielding did not arise from any vic-iousncss...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...low life. Richardson: used to say, that had he not known who Fielding was, he should have believed he was an ostler. Sir, there is more knowledge of...heart in one letter of Richardson's, than in all ' Tom Jones.'5 I, indeed, never read 5 [Johnson's severity against Fielding did not arise from any viciousness...
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