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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842 - 620 pagina’s
...and could not forbear to wish, that I might boast myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ; that I might obtain that, regard for which I saw the world...little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would Buffer me to continue it. When 1 had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all Ule...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 pagina’s
...to wish that I might boast myself le vainqueur du rainqvew de la terre; — that I might i .Ы ¡un lord-hip in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pagina’s
...could not forbear to wish that I might boa&t myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre; — that $ sutler me to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1846 - 602 pagina’s
...andjCOuldnot forbear to wish that I might boast myself Levainqueur duvainqueur de la terre' ; — 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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1848 - 1798 pagina’s
...his lite, would probably not have been much to Lord Chesterfield's taste ; but it must be — that 1 ften ve puhlic, I had exhaxisted all t lu- art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1848 - 374 pagina’s
...vainqueur de la terre; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contend. ing ; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that...continue it. (') When I had once addressed your lordship (l) Johnson's personal manners and habits, even at a later and more polished period of his life, would...
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The Art of Correspondence: English and French

1850 - 450 pagina’s
...which I saw tlie world contending; but I found my allendance (1) so lilllc encouraged, lhat neiiher pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it....addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted ail thé art of pleasing which a retirée! and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done al! I could;...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1851 - 592 pagina’s
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqiieur du vainqiieur de la terre, that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all I could ; and no man is well pleased to have his all neglected, be it ever so little. 140 RECOLLECTIONS...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 616 pagina’s
...could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself le rainqueur tlu vainqueur de la tcrre; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the arts of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all that I could ; and...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 616 pagina’s
...boast myself Ic -cainqucur du rainifueur de la, ttrrc; —that I might obtain that regard for which 1 saw the world contending; but I found my attendance...modesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had onco addressed your lordship in public, I had exhausted all the arts of pleasing which a retired and...
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