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" ... the English Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of academic bowers, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ... - 244. oldal
szerző: James Boswell - 1822
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., 1. kötet

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 oldal
...runs againft time. Well might he fay, that " the Englifh Dictionary was written with little affiftance of the learned ;" for he told me, that the only aid...received was a paper containing twenty etymologies, lent to him by a perfon then unknown, who he was afterwards informed was Dr. Pearce, Bifhop of Rochefter....

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...those of other individuals, (in which case his inflexible regard to truth would have been violated, had he affected diffidence,) but with speculative perfection;...sensible of his deficiency when he runs against time. \Vell might • he say, that " the English Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned;"...

Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., 1. kötet

James Boswell - 1799
...whence proceeded the faults of that which it condemns ; yet it may gratify curiosity to inform it, that the English Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great ; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter...

Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., 1. kötet

James Boswell - 1799
...whence proceeded the faults of that which it condemns ; yet it may gratify curiosity to inform it, that the English Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great ; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter...

Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., 3. kötet

Nathan Drake - 1805
...dictionary, though he chose to conceal his name. " Well might he say," remarks Boswell of his friend that " the English Dictionary was written with little...of the learned; for he told me, that the only aid he received was a paper containing twenty etymologies, sent to him by a person then unknown, who he...

Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., 2. kötet

Nathan Drake - 1805
...dictionary, though he chose to conceal his name. " Well might he say," remarks Boswell of his friend, that " the English Dictionary was written with little...of the learned ; for he told me, that the only aid he received was a paper containing twenty etymologies, sent to him by a person then unknown, who he...

The Works of Samuel Johnson, 2. kötet

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...know whence proceed the faults of that which it condemns ; yet it may gratify curiosity to inform it, that the English Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great ; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter...

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., 1. kötet

James Boswell - 1807
...those of other individuals, (in which case his inflexible regard to truth would have been violated had he affected diffidence,) but with speculative perfection...as he, who can outstrip all his competitors in the 1755. race, may yet be sensible of his deficiency when he runs jg^ against time. Well might he say,...

Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., 1. kötet

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 499 oldal
...know whence proceed the faults of that which it condemns,) yet it may gratify curiosity to inform it, that the English Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter...

Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., 1. kötet

Nathan Drake - 1809
...know whence proceed the faults of that which it condemns,) yet it may gratify curiosity to inform it, that the English Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter...




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