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" He now (about 1744) came to London a literary adventurer, with many projects in his head, and very little money in his pocket. "
The lives of the most eminent English poets;: with critical observations on ... - Página 324
por Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 páginas
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volumen5

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
...the university and threw himself upon the metropolis, " a literary adventurer," says Dr Johnson, " with many projects in his head, and very little money in his pocket." Collins had already appeared before the public as an author. His ' Persian Eclogues ' were written...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt

Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt - 1854
...then suddenly left the University ; for what reason I know not that he told. He now (about 1744) came to London a literary adventurer, with many projects in his head, and very little money in his pockets. He designed many works ; but his great fault was irresolution ; or the frequent calls of immediate...
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The Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins, and T. Wharton: With Lives ...

Olivier Goldsmith, William Collins, Thomas Wharton - 1854 - 303 páginas
...labour. At all events, when about the age of twenty-four, he came to London, as Johnson has it, — " a literary adventurer, with many projects in his head, and very little money in his pocket." Whatever little money he might have brought to town with him, was soon squandered ,- and his uncle's...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

Epes Sargent - 1854 - 166 páginas
...then, we find him, in 1743 or 1744, as Johnson had gone before him, and as Goldsmith soon followed, a " literary adventurer, with many projects in his head, and very little money in his pocket." These words of Johnson apply equally well to any one of the illustrious trio, though it is probable...
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The poetical works of William Collins

William Collins, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Sir Egerton Brydges, John Langhorne - 1859 - 150 páginas
...involved in debt. On arriving in London, which was either in 1743 or 1744, he became, says Johnson,' "a literary adventurer, with many projects in his head and very little money in his pocket." Collins was not without some reputation as an author when he proposed to adopt the most uncertain and...
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales

John Wesley Hales - 1872
...at Queen's College, Oxford. About the year 1744, according to, Dr Johnson, he came up to London, " with many projects in his head and very little money in his pocket," which indeed was very much Dr Johnson's own equipment on his first appearance in the metropolis. For...
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LIFE AND CONSERVATIONS OF DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON (FOUNDED CHIEFLY UPON BOSWELL).

ALEXANDER MAIN - 1874
...commiseration." Collins had come to London about 1744, " a literary adventurer," as Johnson writes, " with many projects in his head and very little money in his pockets." The two met for the first time soon after, became friends, and, we may readily fancy, may...
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Life and Conversations of Dr. Samuel Johnson: (founded Chiefly Upon Boswell).

Alexander Main - 1874 - 441 páginas
...commiseration." Collins had come to London about 1744, " a literary adventurer," as Johnson writes, " with many projects in his head and very little money in his pockets." The two met for the first time soon after, became friends, and, we may readily fancy, may...
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The great triumphs of great men

1875
...Chichester in 1790, and was educated at Oxford. 186 187 About 1744 he suddenly left Oxford, and came to London, a literary adventurer, with many projects...his head, and very little money in his pocket. He designed many works, but either had not perseverance in himself, or the frequent calls of immediate...
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A Register of the Presidents, Fellows, Demies, Instructors in Grammar and in ...

Magdalen College (University of Oxford), John Rouse Bloxam - 1879
...his account of Collins I now gladly advert. " He came to London," says Johnson (Lives of the Poets'), "a literary adventurer, with many projects in his head, and very little money in his pocket. He designed many works ; but his great fault was irresolution, or the frequent calls of immediate necessity...
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