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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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Macmillan's Magazine, Volumen64

1891
...Language 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." Gibbon in his...
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Johnson's History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, Volumen1

Samuel Johnson - 1891 - 214 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. It may repress...
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Select Essays of Macaulay: Milton, Bunyan, Johnson, Goldsmith, Madame D'Arblay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1891 - 205 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. It may repress...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1893 - 667 páginas
...and whose minuter criticisms will be disarmed by the reflection, th.it these lines were conceived ' not in the soft obscurities of retirement, or under the shelter of Academic Groves, but amidst inconvenience and distraction, in sickness and in sorrow.' I am more anxious...
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Our Common Speech: Six Papers on Topics Connected with the Proper Use of the ...

Gilbert Milligan Tucker - 1895 - 240 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. It may repress...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volumen4

Sir Henry Craik - 1895
...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. It may repress...
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English Prose: Selections, Volumen4

Sir Henry Craik - 1895
...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. It may repress...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 639 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. It may repress...
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Samuel Johnson & the Impact of Print

Alvin B. Kernan - 1989 - 357 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." Written, that is, by a living man whose wife, with whom he had a deep and complicated relationship,...
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Native Informant: Essays on Film, Fiction, and Popular Culture

Leo Braudy - 1991 - 304 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" (pp. 206-7). Lexicographers may accuse Johnson of "linguistic authoritarianism" because...
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