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" Seven years, my Lord, have now passed since I waited in your outward rooms or was repulsed from your door; during which time I have been pushing on my work through difficulties of which it is useless to complain and have brought it at last to the verge... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Página 317
1864
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The Death of Literature

Alvin B. Kernan - 1990 - 230 páginas
...was repulsed from your door; during which time I have been pushing on my work through difficulties, of which it is useless to complain, and brought it...one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour." He clinched the matter by publishing the Dictionary without a dedication and without a reference to...
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Satire and Sentiment, 1660-1830: Stress Points in the English Augustan Tradition

Claude Julien Rawson - 2000 - 309 páginas
...February 1 754, quoted in Boswell's Life, is a classic example. His Lordship is accused of treatingJohnson 'without one 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 I am solitary, and...
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The Medical Mischief, You Say!: Degerminating the Germ Theory

Nell Rogers, Guy Rogers - 1996 - 48 páginas
...tune I have been pushing my work through difficulties, of which it I* iistiltias to complain, and have brought it, at last, to the verge of publication,...assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favor. Such treatment I did not expect, for I never had a Patron before. "I* not a Patron, my Lord,...
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Handbook for Preparing Engineering Documents: From Concept to Completion

Joan G. Nagle - 1995 - 392 páginas
...time 1 have been pushing on my work through difficulties of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last to the verge of publication without one act of assistance, one word or encouragement, or one smile of favor. Such treatment l did not expect, for l never had a patron...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 páginas
...sting unheralded by the more innocuous parallel terms that come before. Another resounding triplet ("without one Act of assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour") goes uncluttered by any mention of the small payment that Johnson had in fact received (a payment which,...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - 2000 - 727 páginas
...all, came from the booksellers. What piqued the lexicographer was Chesterfield's failure to provide 'one Act of assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour'. Hence the barbed put-down: The shepherd in Virgil grew at last acquainted with Love, and found him...
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中西诗比较鉴赏与翻译理论: comparative poetics and translatology

辜正坤 - 2003 - 552 páginas
...have been pushing on my work through difficulties, of which it is useless to complain'19', and have brought it, at last, to the verge of Publication,...assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favour'201. Such treatment I did not expect, for I never had a Patron before. The Shepherd in Virgil...
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