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" Dictionary is recommended to the public, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished is an honour which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. - Page 151
by James Boswell - 1907
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

1791
...which, being very little acculteMitf Engraved for Ifif iody'j uarfu* 397 to fevours from the grear, I know not well how to receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. When, upon Come flight encouragement, I firft vifited your lordfiiip, I was overpowered, like tlie reft of mankind,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 61, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1791
...were written by your Lordfhip. To be fo diftinguiihed is an honour which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to...receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. When, upon fonie flight encouragement, I firft vifited your Lordfhip, I was overpowered, Jike the reft of mankind,...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 20

1791
...written by your Loidihip. To lie fo diltinguiflicd, is an honour, which, being very little accultomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to...receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. . " When, upon fome fiight encouragement, I firlt viiited your Lordlhip, I was overjKjwered, like the reft of mankind,...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1796
...written by your Lordfhip. To be fo diftingttiflied, is an honour, which, being very little accuftomcd to favours from the great, I know not well how to...receive, or in what terms to acknowledge. " When, upon fouie flight encouragement, I firft vifited your LordIhip, I was overpowered, like the reft of mankind,...
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Tracts on Political & Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796
...written by your lordfhip. To be fo diftinguifhed is an honour, which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how...receive, or in * what terms to acknowledge. ' When,, informed the public in his preface^ that his work had been executed " with little " affiftanee df the...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1796
...written by your Lordihip. To be fo diftinguiihed, is an honour, which, being very little accuftomed to favours from the great, I know not well how to receive, or in what terras to acknowledge. " When, upon fome flight encouragementj I firft vifited your Lordihip, I was...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la tcrre' ; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...publick, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which, being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre1 ; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...ptiblic, were written by your Lordship. To be so distinguished, is an honour, which being very little accustomed to favours from the great, I know not well...your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind,N by the enchantment of your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself...
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