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" When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited your lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Pagina 186
door James Boswell - 1922
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831 - 602 pagina’s
...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Levainqueur du vainqueur de la terre1; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1832 - 310 pagina’s
...overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly •When Dr. Johnson had commenced his large Dictionary, he waited upon Lord Chesterfield, for his patronage,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833 - 1182 pagina’s
...the world contending ; but I found my itlfnuWe so little encouraged, that neither prule nor mddesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in publick, 1 had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly xhfllu can possess....
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 360 pagina’s
...forbear to wish that I might boast myself " the conqueror of the conqueror of the earth ;" — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834 - 630 pagina’s
...forbear to wish, that 1 might boast myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ; that I rnipht obtuin Johnson encourased, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When 1 had once addressed...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835 - 378 pagina’s
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le rainqueur du vaingueur de la terre;—that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...continue it. (') When I had once addressed your lordship (1) Johnson's personal manners and habits, even at a later and more polished period of his life, would...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835 - 604 pagina’s
...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqufur du vainqueur de la terre l : — that ject, to the said Mr. Johnson, during the term of his dictatorship. /bund my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would surfer me to continue...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838 - 1050 pagina’s
...that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre, that I might obtain that regard or which I saw the world contending ; but I found my...pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When " had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired...
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The Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 334 pagina’s
...not forbear to wish that I might VOL. I.—E boast myself IK vainqueur du vatnqueur de la tcrre; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending. But I found ray attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it....
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The Young Man's Book of Classical Letters: Consisting of Epistolary ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1841 - 338 pagina’s
...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le vainjueur dti vainyueur de la terre; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending ; but I found my attendance BO little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it When I had once...
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