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" I have protracted my work till most of those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave ; and success and miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise. "
The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine - Page 62
1807
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1879 - 555 pages
...please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it ventures were by the fireside, and all our migrations frnm the blue bed to the brown From the Preface to The Dictionary of the En9lish Lan9ua9e. SHAKE8PEARE. Shakespeare is, above all...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880 - 730 pages
...please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise. Prefaca to Dictionary. Influence of Meditation. The great task of him who conducts his life by the...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 772 pages
...please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it one DR. S. JOIINSOX: Preface to A Dictionary of the English Language. Those who have been persuaded to...
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Disraeli's Works, Volume 6

Isaac Disraeli - 1881
...cannot but have some degree of parental fondness." But in his conclusion he tells us, " I dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise." I deny the doctor's " frigidity." This polished period exhibits an affected stoicism, which no writer...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1881 - 578 pages
...please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds: I therefore dismiss it WILLIAM COWPEE* BORN 1731 : DIED 1800. (From the Connoisseur.) THE TALENT OF SECRECY. Leaky at bottom...
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - 1883
...have sunk into the grave, and success aud miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it wi:h frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise. " The publication of this dictionary," says Mr. Worcester, " formed a greater era in the history of...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with the Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1884 - 744 pages
...please have sunk into the grave ; and success and miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise." Whether any such step was taken, Sir Francis Doyle was not able to discover : probably not ; but Johnson,...
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Doctor Johnson: His Life, Works & Table Talk

James Macaulay - 1884 - 170 pages
...please have sunk into the grave, and success or miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise." WE must refrain from multiplying quotations, but there is scarcely a page of Johnson's writings from...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Robert Cochrane - 1887 - 572 pages
...please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds: I therefore dismiss it have heard concerning Mr Bust, that worthy late schoolmaster of Eton, who would nev WILLIAM COWPEE.* BOEN 1731: DIED 1800. (From the Connoisseur.) THE TALENT OP SECRECY. Leaky at bottom...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1887 - 216 pages
...please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds. I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise.' — Works, v. 51. His mother was on her death-bed when he began Rasselas, and he had no one left to...
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