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" ... author, and the world is little solicitous to know whence proceeded the faults of that which it condemns, yet it may gratify curiosity to inform it that the English Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage... "
Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of the Rambler ... - Page 338
by Nathan Drake - 1809
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 17

English literature - 1755
...intuitive readinefs, and which will come uncalled into his thoughts to-morrow. In this work, when it (bill be found that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten that much likewife is performed : and though no book was ever (pared out of tendcrnefs to the author, and the...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...intuitive Readinefs, and which will £ome uncalled into his Thoughts To-morrow. In this Work, when it (hall be found that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten that much likewife is performed ; and though no Book was ever fpared out of Tendernefs to the Authour, and the...
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Deformities of Dr Samuel Johnson: Selected from His Works

James Thomson Callender - 1782 - 63 pages
...lines : For ' in this work' (the Englifli dictionary, as its author modeftly terms it) ' when it mail be found « that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten that much like« wife is performed. If our language is not here fully difplay* ed, 1 have «nly failed in an...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...intuitive readinefs, and which will come uncalled into his thoughts tomorrow. In this work, when it fhall be found that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten that much likewife is performed ; and though no book was ever fparcd out of tendernefs to the author, and the...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...I deliver,' he says, ' my book to the world with the spirit of a man that has endeavoured well. ... In this work, when it shall be found that much is...is performed ; and though no book was ever spared the Aetat. 46.] The gloom of solitude. 345 the moment, certain it is that the honours which his great...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...I deliver,' he says, ' my book to the world with the spirit of a man that has endeavoured well. ... In this work, when it shall be found that much is...is performed ; and though no book was ever spared the moment, certain it is that the honours which his great work procured him, both at home and abroad,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...intuitive readinefs,. and which will come uncalled into his thoughts tomorrow. In this work, when it fhall be found that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten that much likewife is performed ; and though no book was ever fpared out of tendcrnefs to the author, and the...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...yesterday he knew witli intuitive readiness, and which will come uncalled into his thoughts to-morrow. In this work, when it shall be found that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten •bat much likewise is performed ; and though no book was ever spared out of tenderness to the author,...
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An Address to the British Public: On the Case of Brigadier-General Picton ...

Edward Alured Draper - Trinidad - 1806 - 282 pages
...that has endeavoured well." — " In this " work, when it shall be found that much is • $80 £81 *' omitted, let it not be forgotten that much " likewise is performed; and that though no " book was ever spared out of tenderness to kt» * author, (and the work! is little...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 26

Literature, Modern - 1807
...deliver it to the world with the spirit of a roan that has cndeaTourcd well.' — ' in this work, M heu it shall be found that much is omitted, let it not be forgotten that much likewise is performud; and that though no book was ever spared out of tejidcnic.ss to its author, (and the world"...
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