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" Sir," he replied, with a serious and impressive air, "it is not easy for us to say what such a man as Johnson would call a good Greek scholar. "
The Dramatic Works of John Ford,: In Two Volumes - Page lxxii
by John Ford - 1827 - 616 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...cautious and reserved. " But, sir," said I, willing to overcome his scruples, " Dr. Johnson himself admitted that he was not a good Greek scholar." "Sir,"...call a good Greek scholar." I hope that I profited by that lesson — certainly I never forgot it. Gifford's Works of Ford, vol. ip Ixii. Croker's Boswell,...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 6

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1831
...MR. GIFFORD IN HIS PREFACE TO FORD. " My friend, the late Lord Grosvenor, had a house at Salt Hill, where I usually spent a part of the summer, and thus...hope that I profited by the lesson, — certainly 1 never forgot it ; and if but one of my readers do the same, I shall not repent placing it upon record."...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 9

1827
...edition of Ford's works, has recorded the following interesting anecdote : — " My friend, the late lord Grosvenor, had a house at Salt.hill, where I...same, I shall not repent placing it upon record." It merits observation, in conclusion, that, placed, as Mr. Gifford avowedly was, at the head of the...
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Dramatic Works of John Ford ...

John Ford - Dramatists, English - 1827
...to my mind, which, as my best atonement, I am tempted to preserve from oblivion. My friend, the late Lord Grosvenor, had a house at Salt-hill, where I...the same, I shall not repent placing it upon record. To return to Ford. The tragedy reprinted by Dodsley had both pleased and interested me; and Isaac Reed,...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science ..., Volume 11

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1827
...I was then young) to deem incorrect; and pointed it out to him. I cuuld not help thinking that hi> was somewhat of my opinion ; but he was cautious and...same, I shall not repent placing it upon record." More in our next. The Gold-Headed Cane. Post 8vo. pp. 179. London, 1827. J. Murray. " A SHORT time...
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Dramatic Works of John Ford ...

John Ford - Dramatists, English - 1827
...thinking that he was somewhat of my opinion ; but he was cautious and reserved. But, Sir, said I—willing to overcome his scruples —Dr. Johnson himself (a...good Greek scholar." I hope that I profited by the lesson—certainly, I never forgot it—and if but one of my readers do the same, I shall not repent...
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The Quarterly biographical magazine

...mind, which, as my best atonement, I am tempted to preserve from oblivion : — My friend, the late Lord Grosvenor, had a house at Salthill, where I usually...same, I shall not repent placing it upon record." The works of Shirley, edited on the same plan with those of the preceding dramatists, were left by...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 12

Great Britain - 1828
...following interesting anecdote : — " My friend, the late Lord Grosvenor, had a house at Salt Hill, where I usually spent a part of the summer, and thus...same, I shall not repent placing it upon record." It would, perhaps, be difficult to adduce a better proof of a kind disposition than appears in the...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 12

Great Britain - 1828
...following interesting anecdote : — " My friend, the late Lord Grosvenor, had a house at Salt Hill, where I usually spent a part of the summer, and thus...same, I shall not repent placing it upon record." It would, perhaps, be difficult to adduce a better proof of a kind disposition than appears in the...
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The Annual biography and obituary, Volume 12

1828
...summer, and thus became a neighbour of that great and good man, Jacob Bryant, who kindly encouraged me 'o visit him. Here the conversation turned one morning...that I profited by the lesson, — certainly I never forgot.it ; and if but one of my readers do the same, I shall not repent placing it upon record." It...
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