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" I have protracted my work till most of those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds: I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise. "
Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes... - Page 387
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 pages
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...obliged to change its eeconomy, and give their second editiqn another form, I may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which, if I could...have protracted my work till most of those whom I wilied to please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds: I therefore...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...obliged to change its oeconomy, and give their second edition another form, I may surely be coutented without the praise of perfection, which, if I could...wished to please have sunk into the grave, and success andmiscarriage are empty sounds. 1 therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...Rochester. edition another form ; I may surely be contented without the praise of perfection ; & hich if I could obtain in this gloom of solitude, * what...little to fear or hope from censure or from praise." As though he had foreseen some of the circumstances which would attend this publication, he observes,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...obliged to change its oeconomy, and give their second edition another form, I may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which, if I could...little to fear or hope from censure or from praise. F2 PROPOSALS FOR PRINTING THE • DRAMATICK WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Printed in the Year 1756....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...obliged to change its ceconomy, and give their second edition another form, I may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which, if I could...I have protracted my work till most of those whom J wished to please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds : I therefore...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...splendid thoughts which so highly distinguish that performance. " I (says he) may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which if I could...little to fear or hope from censure or from praise." That this indifference was rather a temporary than an habitual feeling, appears, I think, from his...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volumes 13-14

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...contented without the praise of perfection, which, if I could obtain, in this gloom of si il i tude, what would it avail me ? I have protracted my work...are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquility, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise*. * Dr. Johnson's Dictionary...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...obliged to change its ceconomy, and give their second edition another form, I may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which, if I could...little to fear or hope from censure or from praise. PROPOSALS FOR MINTING THE DRAMATIC WORKS or WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Printed in the Ytar 1756. W HEN the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1821
...splendid thoughts which so highly distinguish that performance. " I (says he) may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which if I could...frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope with' the help of factiousjcredulity, have been brought into question, by the two lowest of all human...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1821
...splendid thoughts which so highly distinguish that performance. " I (says he) may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which if I could...frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope with'the help of factious credulity, have been brought into question, by the two lowest of all human...
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