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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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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERARURE

CHARLES D. CLEVELAND - 1860
...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ; 2— 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1860
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur dti vainqueur de la terre—that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...modesty would suffer me to continue it." When I had once ad1 Dr. Johnson appeared to have a remarkable delicacy with respect to the circulation of this letter;...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides, Volume 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pages
...his life, would probably not hare been much to Lortl Chesterfield's tastu ; but it must be — ili.it I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance no little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would siill-T me to continue it. When I had once...
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Half-hours of translation, or Extracts from the best British and American ...

Alphonse Mariette - 1860
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to 8 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 ; 9 I had done all that I could; and no man is well pleased to have his all neglected, be it ever so...
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The Wits and Beaux of Society

Mrs. A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton - Great Britain - 1861 - 481 pages
...enchantment of your address ; and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre — that I might obtain that...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. WThen I had once addressed your- lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which...
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862
...enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le minqucur du vainqucur de la terre, — that I might obtain that regard for...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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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1862 - 538 pages
...your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Te vainqumr da vatuqtittir tie 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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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...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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Half-hours of translation, or Extracts from the best British and American ...

Alphonse Mariette - 1863
...enchantment of your address,5 and could not forbear to wish 8 that I might boast myself 7 le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; 8 but I found my attendance 9 so little encouraged that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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...saw the world contending; but I found my attendance BO little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once...
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