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" I will be candid (for you seem to be so with me), and avow to you, that till fourscore-and-ten, whenever the humour takes me, I will write, because I like it ; and because I like myself better when I do so. If I do not write much, it is because I cannot. "
The letters; with important additions and corrections from his own ... - Page 497
by Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
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The British Prose Writers: Gray's letters

British prose literature - 1821
...However, I will be candid (for you seem to be so with me) , and avow to you, that till fourscore and ten, whenever the humour takes me, I will write, because...not this last plea, I see no reason why you should not continne as long as it is agreeable to yourself, and to all such as have any curiosity or judgment...
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Poems and letters of Thomas Gray: with memoirs of his life and writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetry - 1820 - 527 pages
...However, I will be candid (for you seem to be so with me), and avow to you, that till fourscore and ten, whenever the humour takes me, I will write, because...yourself, and to all such as have any curiosity or judgment in the subjects you choose to treat. By the way let me tell you (while it is fresh) that Lord...
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Letters of Thomas Gray: Two Volumes in One

Thomas Gray - 1820 - 244 pages
...till fourscore and ten, whenever the humour takes me, 1 will write, because 1 like it; and because 1 like myself better when I do so. If I do not write...yourself, and to all such as have any curiosity or judgment in the subjects you choose to treat. By the way; let me tell you (while it is fresh) that...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - Fore-edge painting - 1825 - 2 pages
...Waipole, he expresses himself thus : " I will be candid, and avow to you, that till fourscore and ten, whenever the humour takes me, I will write, because...so. If I do not write much, it is because I cannot." On the subject of Mr. Gray's political opinions, fragment on the Alliance between good Government and...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetics/poetry - 1827 - 446 pages
...However, I will be candid (for you seem to be so with me), and avow to you, that till fourscore and ten, whenever the humour takes me, I will write, because...do not write much, it is because I cannot. As you • See Letter LV1. Sect, IV. have not this last plea, I see no reason why you should not continue...
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Works, Volume 4

Thomas Gray - 1836
...However, I will be candid, (for you seem to be so with me), and avow to you, that till fourscore- and-ten, whenever the humour takes me, I will write, because...yourself, and to all such as have any curiosity or judgment in the subject you choose to treat. By the way let me tell you (while it is fresh) that Lord...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 5

Horace Walpole - 1840
...However, I will be candid (for you seem to be so with me), and avow to you, that, till fourscore and ten, whenever the humour takes me, I will write, because...so. If I do not write much, it is because I cannot." Works, voL iv. p. 111.—E. 1 " I found him close with Swift."—" Indeed?"—" No doubt," Cries prating...
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...seem to be so with me), and now to you, that, till fourscore and ten, whenever the humour takes ne, I will write, because I like it ; and because I like myself better •hen I do so. If I do not write much, it is because I cannot." Works, roLiv. p. ill.— E. ' " I...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: 1759-1769

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1842
...However, I will be candid (for you seem to be so with me), and avow to you, that, till fourscore and ten, whenever the humour takes me, I will write, because...so. If I do not write much, it is because I cannot." Works, vol. iv. p. 111.—E. b " I found him elose with Swift."—" Indeed ?"—" No doubt," d His...
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The letters of Horace Walpole, [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1842
...However, I will be candid (for you seem to be so with me), and avow to you, that, till fourscore and ten, whenever the humour takes me, I will write, because...so. If I do not write much, it is because I cannot." Works, vol. iv. p. 111. — E. b " I found him close with Swift."—" Indeed ?"— " No doubt," Cries...
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