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" I might, perhaps, have accepted of less ; but that Paul Whitehead had a little before got ten guineas for a poem and I would not take less than Paul Whitehead. "
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...it, for which he gave Johnfon ten guineas, who told me, " I might, perhaps, have accepted of lefs; but that Paul Whitehead had a little before got ten guineas for a poem; and I would not take lefs than Paul'Whitehead." J may here obferve, that Johnfon appeared to me to undervalue Paul Whitehead...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 20

1791
...Johnion ten guineas. " I might perhaps," faid Johnfon, " have accepted lefs ; but that Paul Whitehcad had a little before got ten guineas for a poem, and I would not take lets than Paul Whitehad." The merit oi this poem was immediately acknowledged by POPE, who theĽ filled...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...conference, he bargained for the whole property of it, for which he gave Johnson ten guineas'; who told me, 'I might, perhaps, have accepted of less ; but that...poem and I would not take less than Paul Whitehead.' I may here observe, that Johnson appeared to me to undervalue Paul Whitehead upon every occasion when...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...conference, he bargained for the whole property of it, for which he gave Johnson ten guineas ; who told me, " I might, perhaps, have accepted of less ; but that...; and I would not take less than Paul Whitehead." I may here observe, that Johnson appeared to me t6 undervalue Paul Whitehead upon every occasion when...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...conference, he bargained for the whole property of it, for which he gave Johnson ten guineas'; who told me, 'I might, perhaps, have accepted of less ; but that...poem and I would not take less than Paul Whitehead.' I may here observe, that Johnson appeared to me to undervalue Paul Whitehead upon every occasion when...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...ference, he bargained for the whole property of it, for which he gave Johnson ten guineas; who told me, " I might perhaps have accepted of less; but that Paul...; and I would not take less than Paul Whitehead." I may here observe, that Johnson appeared to me to undervalue Paul Whitehead upon every occasion when...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...recollected afterwards when Dodsley offered to purchase his London, and conditioned for the same sum. " I might perhaps have accepted of less : but that Paul...forms of the constitution, under the assumption of an universal depravity of manners. Pope had at this time taken liberties which, in the opinion of some...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...recollected afterwards when Dodsley offered to purchase his London, and conditioned for the same sum. " I might perhaps have accepted of less : but that Paul...guineas for a poem : and I would not take less than Paul WhiteheadV In 1739, Whitehead published his more celebrated poem, entitled Manners, a satire not only-...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 31

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1817
...associate of Ralph, society, that the anniversary parade was and other minor huinouritlsofihrdajr " " I might, perhaps, have accepted of less, but that...upon all. the venerable forms of the constitution, uniier the assumption of a universal depravity of manners. Pope had at this time taken liberties which,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 31

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1817
...society, IbiUbeanniTeniary parade was an-J uther minor hurnourists of the day " " I might, perbaps, have accepted of less, but that Paul Whitehead had...and I would not take less than Paul Whitehead." In 1 739, Whitehead published his more celebrated poem, entitled "Manners;" a satire not only upon the...
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