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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 Works of Samuel Johnson ...: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 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...having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise8. " Dr. Johnson's Dictionary was published on the fifteenth day of April 1755, in two vols....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...second edition another form, I may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which, it' I could obtain, In this gloom of solitude, what would...frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from cenh'jre or from praise. ADVERTISEMENT TO THE FOURTH EDITION OF THE ENGLISH DICTIONARY. Млхт arc...
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Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 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...have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage arc empty sounds : I, therefore, dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...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, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...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, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...persons to whom he alludes were Mr. John Oluiiuxun, and George Ducke!, Esq. THE LIFE OF DR. JOHNSON. 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 life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...Excise." The persons to whom he alludes were Mr. John Oldmixon, and George Ducke!, Esq. .fiat. 40. l U735, what would it avail me ? I have protracted my work...having little to fear or hope from censure or from praiŠe." That this indifference was rather a temporary than an habitual feeling, appears, I think,...
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Chambers's Cyclopśdia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...second edition another form. I may surely be contented without the praise of perfection, which if 1 { + i success and mtecarrage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, haviug...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831
...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, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...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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