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" It would be easy, on the other hand, to name several writers of the nineteenth century of whom the least successful has received forty thousand pounds from the booksellers. But Johnson entered on his vocation in the most dreary part of the dreary interval... "
New biographies of illustrious men - Page 326
by Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1857 - 408 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 14

1871
...Lserature had ceased to flourish under the patrcssp of the great, and had not begun to flourish an>1? the patronage of the public. One man of letters, indeed, Pope, had acquired by his pen what j= then considered as a handsome fortune, and lira on a footing of equality with nobles and Mimsen...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 14

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen - 1857
...happier than might have been expected. The lover continued to be under the illusions of the weddingday till the lady died in her sixty-fourth year. On her...Pope, had acquired by his pen what was then considered aa a handsome fortune, and lived on a footing of equality with nobles and ministers of state. But this...
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Biographical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1857 - 196 pages
...entered on his vocation in the most dreary part of the dreary interval which separated two ages lof prosperity. Literature had ceased to flourish under...the [patronage of the great, and had not begun to nourish under ithe patronage of the public. One man of letters, indeed, Pope , had acquired by his...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1862
...aptitude for polities, he might hope to be a member of parliament, a lord of the treasury, an ambassador, a secretary of state. It would be easy, on the other...public. One man of letters, indeed, Pope, had acquired bv his pen what was then considered as a handsome fortune, and lived on a footing of equality with...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay: Biographies. Indian penal code ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...aptitude for politics, he might hope to be a member of Parliament, a lord of the treasury, an ambassador, a secretary of state. It would be easy, on the other...under the patronage of the great, and had not begun to nourish under the patronage of the public. One man of letters, indeed, Pope, had acquired by his pen...
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Sunday talk (ed. by C. Church).

Cyril Church
...uphill fight in the literary arena in a period conspicuous for its non-recognition of literature, which had ceased to flourish under the patronage of the great, and had not yet gained the patronage of the great public by which it was henceforth to live. Many were the repulses...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 70 pages
...ambassador, a secretary of state. 1 It would be easy, on the other hand, to name several writers 2 of the nineteenth century, of whom the least successful...pen what was then considered as a handsome fortune, 3 and lived on a footing of equality with nobles and ministers of state. But this was a solitary exception....
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Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1896 - 110 pages
...the most dreary part of the dreary interval which separated two ages of prosperity. Literature had 10 ceased to flourish under the patronage of the great,...a footing of equality with nobles and ministers of 15 state. But this was a solitary exception. Even an author whose reputation was established, and whose...
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Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1896 - 67 pages
...which separated two ages of prosperity.] Literature hatl 10 ceased to flourish under thcTpatronage of the great, and had not begun to flourish under...a footing of equality with nobles and ministers of 15 state. But this was a solitary exception. Even an author whose reputation was established, and whose...
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Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1897 - 110 pages
...the most dreary part of the dreary interval which separated two ages of prosperity. Literature had 10 ceased to flourish under the patronage of the great,...a footing of equality with nobles and ministers of 15 state. But this was a solitary exception. Even an author whose reputation was established, and whose...
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