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" 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 academick bowers, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow. "
Medical Education: Past, Present and Future: Handing on Learning - Página xii
por Kenneth Calman - 2006 - 560 páginas
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Lukang: Commerce and Community in a Chinese City

Donald R. DeGlopper - 1995 - 296 páginas
...solving software problems. Much of the work was done (if I may echo Johnson) without patronage, and not in the soft obscurities of retirement or under the shelter of academic bowers, which made the forbearance and assistance of my family even more necessary. The final...
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Samuel Johnson: The Life of an Author

Lawrence Lipking - 2000 - 384 páginas
...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 academick bowers, but amid inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow ... I have protracted my work till most...
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Prior to Meaning: The Protosemantic and Poetics

Steve McCaffery - 2001 - 338 páginas
...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 academick bowers, but amidst inconveniences and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow" (S. Johnson 1963, 28). Johnson's pride apart,...
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Defining Noah Webster: A Spiritual Biography

K. Alan Snyder, Alan K.. Snyder - 2002 - 296 páginas
...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...amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow: and it may repress the triumph of malignant criticism to observe, that if our language is...
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Johnson, Writing, and Memory

Greg Clingham - 2002 - 222 páginas
...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 and in sorrow" (SJ, 328). Such...
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Samuel Johnson

Timothy Wilson-Smith - 2004 - 160 páginas
...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 44 VISCOUNT BOLINGBROKE bowers, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and...
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Arthur Tange: Last of the Mandarins

P. G. Edwards - 2006 - 339 páginas
...that it 'was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great; not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under...amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow'. I have been far more fortunate and my debts are many. This work was made possible by the...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 páginas
...Dictionary was written with little assistance of the learned, and without any patronage of the great; heir sacred poet. Odes bk. 4, no. 9, 1. 25 26 Est...everything. Satires bk. 1, no. 1, 1. 106 See Anonymou in sorrow. A Dictionary of the English Language preface (1755) 9 DULL. . . . Not exhilarating; not...
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Patrons of Enlightenment

Edward Andrew - 2006 - 284 páginas
...that it 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 and in sorrow.' Shortly after...
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Friendships Across Ages: Johnson and Boswell : Holmes and Laski

Jeffrey O'Connell, Thomas E. O'Connell - 2008 - 193 páginas
...that it "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 and in sorrow."17 Despite —...
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