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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...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 life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which if I could obtain in this gloom of soKtude, what would it avail me ? I have protracted my work...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

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...obliged to change its reconomy, and give their second edition another form, I may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which, if I could...fear or hope from censure or from praise. * * Dr. Johnson's Dictionary was published on the fifteenth day of April 1755, in two vols. folio, price 4/....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...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 prais'e. I? 2 PROPOSALS FOR PRINTING THE DRAMATICK WORKS OF 'WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Printed in the Year 1756....
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The works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A new edition in twelve volumes. With an ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...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 1 wished 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, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1824 - 428 pages
...obliged to change its economy, 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 PRINTING THE DRAMATICK WORKS or WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. PftlNTED IN THE YEAR 1756. WHEN...
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The London Magazine, Volume 9

1824
...that might approve, And none are left to please, when none are left to love. Childc Наг. с. 2. I have protracted my work till most of those whom...frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope ftom censure or from praise. Pref. to Johnton't Diet. Her dark eyes flashing thro' their tears, Uke...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1824
...splendid thoughts which so highly distinguish that performance. " I (says he) may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which if I could...those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave j and success and miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...obliged to change its osconomy, and give their second edition another form, I may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which, if I could...what would it avail me ? I have protracted my work tin most of those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...obliged to change its economy, 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*. r Dr. Johnson's Dictionary was published on the fifteenth day of April 1755, in two vols. folio, price...
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