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" I look upon this as I did upon the Dictionary: it is all work, and my inducement to it is not love or desire of fame, but the want of money, which is the only motive to writing that I know of. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. - Seite 363
von Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - 1787 - 605 Seiten
...did upon the dictionary : it is all work, and ' my inducement to it is not love or defire of fame, ' but the want of money, which is the only motive '...editions of his author, old plays, tranflations of hiflories, and of the daffies, and other materials neceflTary for his purpofe, nor could he be prevailed...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - 1787 - 602 Seiten
...inducement to it is not love or defire of fame, * but the want of money, which is the only motive f to writing that I know of.' And the event was evidence...author, old plays, tranflations of hiftories, and of the claffics, and other materials neceflary for his purpofe, nor could he be prevailed on to enter into...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...did upon the dictionary : it is all work, and ' my inducement to h is not love or defire of fame, ' but the want of money, which is the only motive '...for neither in the firft place did he fet himfelf to colled early editions of his author, old plays, tranflations of hiftories, and of the daflies and other...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - 1787 - 605 Seiten
...did upon the dictionary : it is all work, and ' my inducement to it is not love or defire of fame, ' but the want of money, which is the only motive '...to me, that in this fpeech he declared his genuine fentimente; for neither in the firft place did he fet himfelf to collect early editions of his author,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

John Hawkins - 1787 - 605 Seiten
...did upon the Dictionary : it is * all work, and my inducement to rt is not love or * defire of fame, but the want of money, which is the * only motive to writing that I know of ' Andthe event was evidence to me, that in this fpeech he declared his genuine fentiments ; for neither...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Band 9,Teil 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...I did upon the Dictionary ; it is all work ; and my inducement to it is not love or defire of fame, but the want of money, which is the only motive to writing that I know of." He iflued propofals, however, of confiderable length ; in which he ihowcd that he knew perfectly what...
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Johnson's Lives of the the English Poets: Abridged: with Notes and Illustrations

Samuel Johnson - 1797 - 239 Seiten
...I did upon the Dictionary ; it is all work ; and my inducement to it is not love or defire of fame, but the want of money, which is the only motive to writing that I know of." He iffued propo*fals, however, of confiderable length ; in which he ihowed that he knew perfedtly what...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of ..., Band 1

James Boswell - 1799
...I did upon the Dictionary ; it is all work, and my inducement to it is not love or desire of fame, but the want of money, which is the only motive to writing that I know of." ' * They have been reprinted by Mr. Malone, in the Preface to his edition of Shakspeare. BOSWELL. 1...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Band 1

James Boswell - 1799
...as I did upon the Dictionary; it is all work, and my inducement to it is not love or desire of fame, but the want of money, which is the only motive to writing that I know of." ' ' They have been reprinted by Mr. Malone, in the Preface to his edition of Shakspeare. BOSWELL. '...
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The lives of the most celebrated English poets, with criticisms extr. from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...as I did upon the Dictionary; it is all work; and my inducement to it is not love or desire of fame, but the want of money which is the only motive to writing that I know of." He issued proposals, however, of considerable length, in which he showed that he knew perfectly what...
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