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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

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 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...encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer rne to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art...
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqucur du vainqueur de la terre;'— that 1 might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neixYier pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1857
...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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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 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...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 Language in Its Elements and Forms: with a History of Its Origin and ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1858 - 381 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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The National Magazine, Volume 2

Abel Stevens, James Floy - Periodicals - 1858
...your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de In terre; that I might obtain that regard for which I...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 - 1858
...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqittur du •caanjueur de la lerre ; — 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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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...forbear to wish that I might boast myself le voinqueur du vainqueur de la terre; — that I might obtain5 that regard for which I saw the world contending;...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly4 scholar can possess....
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1859 - 762 pages
...enchantment of your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqucur du vainqueur de la terre;*— that I might obtain that...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 of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1860 - 874 pages
...and could not forbear to wish that I mi^ht boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre 3 ; — on to be alive only while his name will insure a good...will get you (to Johnson) a hundred guineas for any public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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