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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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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 374 pages
...CEconomy, and give their fecond Edition another Form, I may furely be contented without the Praife of Perfection, which, if I could obtain, in this Gloom...would it avail me ? I have protracted my Work till moft of thofe whom I wifhed to pleafe have funk into the Grave, anld Succefs and Mifcarriageare empty...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 374 pages
...CEconomy, and give their fecond Edition another Form, I may furely be contented without the Praife of Perfection, which, if I could obtain, in this Gloom...would it avail me ? I have protracted my Work till mofl of thofe whom I wifhed to pleafe have funk into the Grave, and Succefs and Mifcarriageare empty...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...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 - 1799 - 496 pages
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 376 pages
...obliged to change its ceconomy, 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. PROPOSALS FOR PRINTING THE DRAMATIC WORKS •> WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Printed in the Year 1756. VV HEN...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 514 pages
...praise of perfection, which if I could obtain in this gloom oi solitude, what would it avail me ! 1 have protracted my work till most of those whom I...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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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical Illustrative of the ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 520 pages
...obliged to change its ceconomy, 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." More than half a. century has now elapsed since the publication of this great work, which, notwithstanding...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 524 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...tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or froia praise." More than half a. century has now elapsed since the publication of this great work,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 488 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...protracted my work till most of those whom I wished t please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are1 empty sounds. I therefore dismiss...
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