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" I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. "
The Universal Magazine - Page 3
1807
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 3

1822
...of my work with pleasure, which no blame or praise of man shall diminish or augment. 1 shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. AvTiav...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1822
...himself. How much better would it have been, to have ended with the prose sentence " I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." His...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822
...himself. How much better would it have been, to have ended with the prose sentence " I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." His...
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The British Essayists: Rambler

James Ferguson - 1823
...part of my work with pleasure, which no blame or praise of man shall diminish or augment I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. Celestial...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...look back on this part of my work with pleasure, which no man shall diminish or augment. I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." The...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...of my work with pleasure, which no blame or praise of man shall diminish or augment. I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. AITWV...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 87

1825
...with the following explicit declaration of what he hoped from his periodical labours. " I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." And...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...himself. How much better would it have been, to have ended with the prose sentence, "I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." His...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1827 - 580 pages
...himself. How much better would it have been, to have ended with the prose sentence, " I shall never ery little of the pleasure which I received at the arrival of Ïour j I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." His...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831
...himself. How much better would it have been to have ended with the prose sentence, " I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." His...
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