Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Select Essays, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...of my work with pleasure, which no blame or praise of man shall diminish or augment.1 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.2 K /loxopu?...
Full view - About this book

Select Essays of Dr. Johnson: The Rambler (Continued). The Adventurer. The Idler

Samuel Johnson - 1889
...of my work with pleasure, which no blame or praise of man shall diminish or augment.1 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.2 Celestial...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - 1890 - 526 pages
...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 friend,...
Full view - About this book

Johnsonian Miscellanies, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1897
...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.' The...
Full view - About this book

Johnsonian Miscellanies, Volume 1

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1897
...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.' The...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1900 - 726 pages
...himself. How much better would it have been to have ended with the prose sentence, " I shall never imulation impair one's honesty? Is there not some danger that a lawye I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue and confident -L- to truth." His...
Full view - About this book

Essays from the Rambler and the Idler, with Passages from the Lives of the ...

Samuel Johnson - 1901 - 179 pages
...of mv 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. Aiiruv...
Full view - About this book

Life of Johnson, Volumes 1-2

James Boswell - 1904
...consoles himself. How much better would it have been, to have ended with the prose sentence 'I shall never r can time defy, As rocks resist the billows and the sky.' Talking of I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth.' His...
Full view - About this book

The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 639 pages
...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." The...
Limited preview - About this book

His and Hers: Essays in Restoration and Eighteenth-century Literature

Ann Messenger - 1986 - 271 pages
...training his readers to be good, according to the unchallengeable dictates of revelation. "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." Addison...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF