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" Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude it, if less be possible, with less ; for I have been long wakened from that dream of hope, in which I once boasted... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. - Page 152
by James Boswell - 1907
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

1791
...learning, I (hall n it be difappointed, though I fhould conclude it, if lefs be pollible, with Icfs ; for I have been long wakened from that dream of hope, in which I once boafted myfelf with fo much exultation, My lord, Your lorfliip's Moft humble, Moft obedient fervant,...
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Essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson. Poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...ing, I fhall not be difappointed, though I " mould conclude it, if lefs be poffible, with ** lefs ; for I have been long wakened from " that dream of hope, in which I once boafted " myfelf with fo much exultation. " MY LORD, " Your Lordmip's moft humble " and moft obedient...
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Tracts on Political & Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796
...poffible that it * not be difappointed, though I fhould conclude it, * if lefs be poffible, with lefs ; for I have been long * wakened from that dream of hope, in which I * once boafted myfelf, with -fo much exultation, ' My Lord, * Your Lordfhip's moft humble ' Moft obedient...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1796
...learning, I (hall not be difappointed though I Ihould conclude it, if lefs be poible, with lefs ; for I have been long wakened from, that dream of hope, in which I once boafted myfe'f with fo much exultatation, — My Lord, your, &c." Johnfon, however, acknowledged to...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...Publick should consider me as owing that to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself. ' Having carried on my work thus far with so little...humble, ' Most obedient servant, ' SAM. JOHNSON'.' ' While this was the talk of the town, (says Dr. Adams, in a letter to me) I happened to visit Dr....
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...Publick should consider me as owing that to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself. ' Having carried on my work thus far with so little...humble, ' Most obedient servant, ' SAM. JOHNSON'.' ' While this was the talk of the town, (says Dr. Adams, in a letter to me) I happened to visit Dr....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...should consider me as owing that- to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself. " Having carried on my work thus far with so little...shall not be disappointed though I should conclude it, would annex to it his information to me, that whereas it is said in the letter that ' no assistance...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...with so little obligations to any favourer- of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I shall conclude it, if less be possible, with less ; for...myself with so much exultation, " My Lord, " Your Lordship-s most humble, , " Most obedient servant, " SAMUEL JOHNSON." Johnson having now explicitly...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...public should consider me as owing that to a patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself. ' Having carried on my work thus far, with so little...favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed thcugh I should conclude it, if less be possible, with less ; for I have been long awakened from that...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...should consider me as owing that to a patron which Providence has enabled me to do for myself. — Having carried on my work thus far, with so little...exultation, - " My Lord, ' Your Lordship's most humble, •' And most obedient servant, " SAMU.EL JOHNSON." Concerning Lord Chesterfield's two papers in The...
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