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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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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. REFLECTIONS ON LANDING AT IONA. 1 We were now treading that illustrious island which was onco the luminary...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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. 214. FROM 'THE RAMBLER.' THE RIGHT IMPROVEMENT OF TIME. It is usual for those who are advised to the...
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the north american review

The North American Review.VOL.XCVIII - 1864
...irritable, and awkward Johnson closes the Preface to his Dictionary with a sentence of pathetic beauty : " I have protracted my work till most of those whom...little to fear or hope from censure or from praise." This morbid apathy, the expression of which is probably a little exaggerated, was never known to Mr....
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The North American Review, Volume 98

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1864
...irritable, and awkward Joluison closes the Preface to his Dictionary with a sentence of pathetic beauty : " I have protracted my work till most of those whom...have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage arc empty sounds ; 1 therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 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...with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hoj e from censur-i or from praise. RKFLKCTIONS ON LANDING AT IONA.1 We were now treading that illustrious...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 1

1865
...fully displayed, I have only failed in an attempt which no human power has hitherto completed. ... I have protracted my work till most of those whom...with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hone from censure or from praise " In April, 1755, as we have said, the great work which had been finished...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1865
...fully displayed, I have only failed in an attempt which no human power hat hitherto completed. ... I have protracted my work till most of those whom...have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage an •mpty sounds. I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hone from...
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Present Status of the Philosophy of Society: A Treatise Designed to Show the ...

Leland A. Webster - Sociology - 1866 - 332 pages
...protracted my work until most of those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave ; and success or miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss...little to fear or hope, from censure or from praise." Not less has the laborer, who has toiled so long in this unre* Dr. Johnson. quited and unappreciated...
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The book of elegant extracts

Book - 1868
...praise of perfection, which, if I could obtain in this gloom of solitude, what would it avail me 1 I have protracted my work till most of those whom...little to fear or hope from censure or from praise. -1"' ''/... 1MJ L- ) THE HAMLET. 'T'HE hinds how blest, who ne'er beguiled To quit their hamlet's hawthorn-wild,...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...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. 1. Eagerness: eager originally meant sharp, bitter, being indeed the Lat. acer, derived through the...
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