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" The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind; but it has been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am solitary, and cannot impart it; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ... - Page 211
by James Boswell - 1822
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 556 pages
...been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am folitary, and cannot impart it 9 ; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical afperity not to confefs obligations where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the...
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Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle, Volume 70

1791 - 728 pages
...been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am folitary, and cannot impart it; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical afperity not to confefs obligations where no benefit has been received ; or to be unwilling that the...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 61, Part 2

1791 - 718 pages
...delayed till 1 am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am lolitary, and cannot impart it ; till 1 am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical afperity not to confefs obligations where no benefit has been received ; or to be unwilling that the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 652 pages
...delayed till I am indifferent, " and cannot enjoy it; till I am folitary, and ** cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do " not want it. I hope it is no very cynical afpe" rity not to confefs obligations where no be" nefit has been received ; or to be unwilling " that...
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Neue Bibliothek der schönen Wissenschaften und der freyen Künste ..., Volume 47

Christian Felix Weisse - 1792 - 338 pages
...fd)ien am known, and do not want it. I hope it is not very cynical afperity not to confefs oblio-ations where no benefit has been received , or to be unwilling that the publick fhould confider me as owing that to a Patron , which Providence has enabled me to do for myfelf. £)....
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

1796 - 512 pages
...been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it ; till I am folitary ar.d cannot impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical ifperity, not to confefs obligagations where no benefit has been received, dr to be unwilling that...
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Tracts on Political and Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796 - 464 pages
...delayed till I am indifferent, • and cannot enjoy it ; till I am folitary, and cannot « impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it. « I hope it is no very cynical afperity, not to confels « obligations where no benefit has been received, or • to be unwilling...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

1796 - 524 pages
...am known, and do not want it. 1 hope it is no very cynical afperity, not to confefs obligagâtions where no benefit has been received, or to be unwilling that the public fliould confider me as owin^j that to a patron, which Pfovidence has enabled me to do for myfelf....
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...giddiness, and impenetrable deafness; I could not stoop to and Aetat.45.] Warburtoris compliments. 305 and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity...Publick should consider me as owing that to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself. ' Having carried on my work thus far with so little...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...overpower mine. Continual noises, headache, giddiness, and impenetrable deafness; I could not stoop to and do not want it. I hope it is no very cynical asperity...Publick should consider me as owing that to a Patron, which Providence has enabled me to do for myself. ' Having carried on my work thus far with so little...
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