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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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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - Literature - 1869 - 324 pages
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ; l 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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Typical Selections from the Best English Authors: With Introductory Notices

English authors - English literature - 1869 - 400 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...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When once I had addressed your lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le cainyuour du cainquour de la hrre; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer mo to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in publie, I had exhausted all the art of...
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Matrials for translating from English into French, a short essay on ...

Louis Le Brun, Henri van Laun - 1869
...of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainqueur du vninqueur de la terre — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; 2 but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me...
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Gossip about Letters and Letter-writers

George Seton - Letter writing - 1870 - 256 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...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 Philosophy of Language; Or, Language as an Exact Science: Subjectively ...

English language - 1870 - 597 pages
...enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself, Le vainquer du vainquer de la terre; that I might obtain that regard for which...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had...
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Effective Revenue Writing: Advanced course

United States. Internal Revenue Service - English language - 1961
...your Lordship, I was overpowered like the rest of mankind by the enchantment of your address . . . ; but I found my attendance so little encouraged that...neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it .... Seven years, rny Lord, have now passed since I waited in your outward rooms or was repulsed from...
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Effective Revenue Writing: Advanced course, by C. D. Linton

United States. Internal Revenue Service - English language - 1961
...your Lordship, I was overpowered like the rest of mankind by the enchantment of your address . . . ; but I found my attendance so little encouraged that...neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it .... Seven years, my Lord, have now passed since I waited in your outward rooms or was repulsed from...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 639 pages
...of mankind, by 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 arts of pleasing, which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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Words that Taste Good

Bill Moore - Poetry - 1987 - 175 pages
...your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address. . . But I found my attendance so little encouraged, 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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