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" A physician in a great city seems to be the mere plaything of fortune; his degree of reputation is, for the most part, totally casual — they that employ him know not his excellence; they that reject him know not his deficience. By any acute observer... "
Essays on Professional Education - Page 201
by Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1809 - 496 pages
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...the mere plaything thing of Fortune; his degree of reputation is, for the moft part, totally cafual: they that employ him, know not his excellence ; they that reject him, know not his deficience. By an acute obfervcr, who had looked on the tranfactions of the medical world for half a century, a very...
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prefaces biographical and critical to the works of the english poets

SAMUEL johnson - 1781
...plaything AKENSIDE. 9 thing of Fortune; his degree of reputation is, for the moft part, totally cafual : they that employ him, know not his excellence ; they that reject him, know not his deficience. By an acute obferver, who had looked on the tranfactions of the medical world for half a century, a very...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...be the mere play-thing of Fortune ; his degree of reputation is, for the moft part, totally cafual : they that employ him, -know not his excellence; they that reject him, know not his defjcience. By an acute obferver, who had looked on the tranfactions of the medical world for half...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...be the mere play-thing of Fortune; his degree of reputation is, for the moft part, totally cafual: they that employ him, know not his excellence ; they that reject him, know not his deficience. By an acute dbferver, who had looked on the tranfadUons of the medical world for half a century, a very...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...be the mere play-thing of Fortune ; his degree of reputation is, for the moft part, totally cafual : they that employ him, know not his excellence ; they that reject him, know not his deficience. By an acute obferver, who had looked on the tranfaclions of the medical world for half a century, a very...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen ..., Volume 8, Part 2

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1795
...the mere play-thing of fortune; hie degree of reputation is , for the moft part , totally cafual : they that employ him, know not his excellence ; they that reject him, know not his déficience. By an acute obferver , who had looked on the transactions o£ the medical world for half...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 33

1798
...to be the mere plaything of fortune ; his degree of reputation is for the molt part totally cafual. They that employ him, know not his excellence ; they that reject him, know not hisdehciency." Dr. Brocklelby for fome time, and in lomc degree, fliared this fate. He had firft to...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...years later, he wrote : — ' A physician in a great city seems to be the mere plaything of fortune ; his degree of reputation is for the most part totally...casual ; they that employ him know not his excellence ; Burlington-gardens, Aetat. 48.] Johnson s friends in 1752. 281 Burlington - gardens, with whom he...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...years later, he wrote : — ' A physician in a great city seems to be the mere plaything of fortune ; his degree of reputation is for the most part totally...casual ; they that employ him know not his excellence ; Burlington - gardens, with whom he and Mrs. Williams generally dined every Sunday. There was a talk...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...or eminence of popularity. A physician in a great city seems to be the roere play thing of Fortune ; his degree of reputation is, for the most part, totally...that employ him know not his excellence; they that VOL. I. 4 £ reject reject him, know not his deficience. By any acute observer, who had looked on the...
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