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" That is not quite true," said Johnson ; " I saved appearances tolerably well; but I took care that the Whig dogs should not have the best of it. "
The Living Age - Page 471
1908
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - 1880 - 842 pages
...hand to both parties, replied, " That is not quite true. I saved appearances tolerably well, but I took care that the Whig dogs should not have the best of it." First Publication of Debates in the Irish Parliament. — It was in the time of Lord Chancellor...
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Eighteenth Century Studies: Essays

Francis Hitchman - 1881 - 404 pages
...both parties, Johnson replied, " That is not quite true, I saved appearances tolerably well, but I took care that the whig dogs should not have the best of it." His work was sometimes too good for the persons to whom it was ascribed, though perhaps their...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - 1881 - 564 pages
...hand to both parties, replied, " That is not quite true. I saved appearances tolerably well, but I took care that the Whig dogs should not have the best of it." First Publication of Debates in the Irish Parliament.— It was in the time of Lord Chancellor...
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A Manual of English Prose Literature..

William Minto - 1881 - 596 pages
...in writing the definitions for his Dictionary. When writing the Parliamentary Debates for Cave, he " took care that the Whig dogs should not have the best of it." He wrote little in direct support of the Tories. After he received his pension he conceived himself...
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Eighteenth Century Studies: Essays

Francis Hitchman - 1881 - 408 pages
...both parties, Johnson replied, " That is not quite true, I saved appearances tolerably well, but I took care that the whig dogs should not have the best of it." His work was sometimes too good for the persons to whom it was ascribed, though perhaps their...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Volume 6

James Boswell - 1884 - 534 pages
...both parties. " That is not quite true," said Johnson ; " I saved' appearances tolerably well ; but I took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it." The sale of the 'magazine was greatly increased by the parliamentary debates, which were continued...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with the Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - 1884 - 722 pages
...both parties. ' That is not quite true,' said Johnson ; ' I saved appearances tolerably well ; but I took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it.' " — ARTHUR MURPHY'S Essay on the Life and Genius of Dr. Johnson, p. 43-45. But it would appear...
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Johnsoniana

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1884 - 538 pages
...both parties. " That is not quite true," said Johnson; " I saved appearances tolerably well; but I took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it." The sale of the magazine was greatly increased by the parliamentary debates, which were continued...
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Johnson: His Characteristics and Aphorisms

James Hay - 1884 - 376 pages
...praised his impartiality he replied, " That is not quite true ; I saved appearances tolerably well, but I took care that the Whig dogs should not have the best of it" About this time JOHNSON made the acquaintanceship of Savage, the reputed son of Lord Rivers, who...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - 1884 - 742 pages
...both parties. ' That is not quite true,' said Johnson ; ' I saved appearances tolerably well; but I took care that the WHIG DOGS should not have the best of it.'" — ARTHUR MURPHY'S Essay on the Life and Genius of Dr. Johnson, p. 43-45. But it would appear...
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