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" I had done all that I could; and no man is well pleased to have his all neglected, be it ever so little. "Seven years, my lord, have now past since I waited in your outward rooms or was repulsed from your door... "
Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley - Page 259
by Cassell, ltd - 1883
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...it ever so little. ' Seven years, my Lord, have now past, since I waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your door ; during which time I have...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...it ever so little. " Seven years, my Lord, have now past, since I Waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your door; during which time I have...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...it ever so little. ' Seven years, my Lord, have now past, since I waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your door ; during which time I have...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...Lordship in public, -I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar fan possess. I had done all that I could ; and no man...neglected, be it ever so little. " Seven years, my Lord, are now past, since I waited in your outer rooms, or was repulsed from your door ; during which time...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. 1 had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased...; during which time I have been pushing on my work thrc.ugh difficulties of which it is useless to complain, and have brought is at last to the verge...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased to hear his all neglected, be it ever so little Seven years, my Lord, have now passed, since 1 waited...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...it. " When I had once addressed your Lordship " in publick, I exhausted all the art of plea" sing, which a retired and uncourtly scholar " can possess....could ; " and no man is well pleased to have his all ne" glected, be it ever so little. " Seven years, my Lord, have now passed " since I waited in your...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...it ever so little. " Seven years, my Lord, have now past, since I waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your door ; during which time I have...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...nor modesty would suffer me lo continue it. When 1 had once addressed your lordship in publick, I bad exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...it ever so little. " Seven years, my lord, have now past, since I waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your door; during which time 1 have...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...once addressed your lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a r> tired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all...it ever so little. " Seven years, my lord, have now past, since I waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your door ; during which time 1 have...
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