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" I might boast myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre, — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would, suffer me to continue it. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. - Page 151
by James Boswell - 1907
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqiieur du vainqiieur de la terre, that I might obtain that regard for which...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le rainqueur tlu vainqueur de la tcrre; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the arts of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de la teilt; — er lawful prize ! Some steer aright, but the black sufier me to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...boast myself Ic -cainqucur du rainifueur de la, ttrrc; —that I might obtain that regard for which 1 saw the world contending; but I found my attendance...modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had onco addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the arts of pleasing which a retired and...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...enchantment of your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainquew du vainqueur de la terre, that I might obtain that regard...and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all I could; and no man is well pleased to have his all neglected, be it ever so little. " Seven years,...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 2

Abel Stevens, James Floy - Periodicals - 1853
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le minqueur du rot'nqueur de la tfrrt ; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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Works, including his Letters to his Son, &c: To which is prefixed an ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (Earl of) - 1853 - 647 pages
...enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself it vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre : that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending; but I fount! my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride uor modesty would suffer me to continue...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 pages
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqucur du vainqueur de la terre;1— that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1855 - 754 pages
...enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre; that I might obtain that regard...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson ...

Samuel Johnson - 1855
...of your addre.«sa*-"1 «uld not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqueur du vmnqueur de la terre; that I might obtain that regard for which...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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