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" When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre... "
Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ... - Page 522
by John Watkins - 1808 - 552 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainquevr de la terre1; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1831
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Levainqueur du vainqueur de la terre1; — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1831
...address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Levainqueur du vainqueur de la terre1; —that I might obtain that regard for which I saw...publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 284 pages
...overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public — I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly •When Dr. Johnson...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833
...the world contending ; but I found my itlfnuWe so little encouraged, that neither prule nor mddesty would suffer me to continue it. When I had once addressed your lordship in publick, 1 had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly xhfllu can possess. I had done...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...not forbear to wish that I might boast myself " the conqueror of the conqueror of the earth ;" — that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. I had done all that I could ; and no man is well pleased...
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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...forbear to wish, that 1 might boast myself le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre ; that I rnipht obtuin Johnson encourased, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it. When 1 had once addressed...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le rainqueur du vaingueur de la terre;—that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world...continue it. (') When I had once addressed your lordship (1) Johnson's personal manners and habits, even at a later and more polished period of his life, would...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqufur du vainqueur de la terre l : — h subject, to the said Mr. Johnson, during the term of his dictatorship. /bund my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would surfer me to continue...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...address, and could not forbear to wish, that I might bout myself U vainqueur du vatnaueur de la tare ; that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the...continue it. When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing, which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess....
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