I waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your door; during which time I have been pushing on my work through difficulties, of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it, at last, to the verge of publication, without one act of assistance,...
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides - Pagina 250
door James Boswell - 1831
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