Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude it, if less be possible, with less ; for I have been long wakened from that dream of hope, in which I once boasted... Boswell's Life of Johnson - 62. oldalszerző: James Boswell - 1917 - 574 oldalTeljes nézet
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...me to do for myself. " Having carried on my work thus far, with so little obligation to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I...which I once boasted myself with so much exultation, your, &c." That the pride of Chesterfield was deeply wounded by this polite, yet disdainful repulse...