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" Is not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help ? The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind:... "
Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century - Página 636
editado por - 1911 - 724 páginas
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Samuel Johnson

Thomas Carlyle - 1853 - 106 páginas
...found him a native of the rocks. ' Is not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has...The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind : but it has been delayed till I am indifferent and cannot...
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A Memoir of the Late Rev. William Croswell, D.D.: Rector of the Church of ...

Harry Croswell - 1854 - 528 páginas
...in the spirit of Johnson to Chesterfield : ' The notice which you have been pleased to take of me, had it been early, had been kind. But it has been...impart it ; till I am known, and do not want it.'" Such an answer, as appears from a subsequent letter, was drawn up ; but on reflection, he felt reluctant...
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volumen1

John Forster - 1854 - 548 páginas
...encouragement, or one smile " of favour. ... Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks " with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, " and when he has...notice which you have been pleased to take of " my labours, had it been early, had been kind : but it has " been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 páginas
...ingrate. Louis XIV of France (1638-1715) The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind; but it has been...cannot impart it; till I am known, and do not want it. Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) English author, lexicographer to Lard ChtslerßeU Payment Give the laborer...
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Satire and Sentiment, 1660-1830: Stress Points in the English Augustan Tradition

Claude Julien Rawson - 2000 - 309 páginas
...act of assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour', and of delaying his patronage 'till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till...cannot impart it; till I am known, and do not want it.' Johnson brought the manner to unusual heights of marmorial dignity, but playful or ironic applications...
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Handbook for Preparing Engineering Documents: From Concept to Completion

Joan G. Nagle - 1995 - 392 páginas
...expect, for l never had a patron before. ls not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water and, when he has...to take of my labors, had it been early, had been kindi but it has been delayed till 1 am indifferent and cannot enjoy it, till l am solitary and cannot...
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The Cambridge Paperback Guide to Literature in English

Ian Ousby - 1996 - 436 páginas
...famous letter of 7 February 1755: 'Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has...The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind; but it has been delayed ... till I am known and do not want...
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Landscape, Liberty and Authority: Poetry, Criticism and Politics from ...

Tim Fulford - 2006 - 272 páginas
...and found him a native of the rocks. Is not a Patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has...The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind; but it has been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Greg Clingham - 1997 - 266 páginas
...as a lethally accurate missile. "The notice which you have been pleased to take of my Labours . . . has been delayed till I am indifferent and cannot...cannot impart it, till I am known and do not want it": it is the spat-out closing monosyllables that do the damage here, delivering a sting unheralded by...
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A New Dictionary of Eponyms

...the Dictionary, Johnson retorted: "Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has...The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind; but it has been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot...
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