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" I am drawing near to the close of my career ; I am fast shuffling off the stage. I have been perhaps the most voluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principle,... "
Tait's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 323
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - English literature - 1855 - 387 pages
...near the close of my career. I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day, and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle...nothing which, on my death-bed, I should wish blotted."* In this utterance of dignified self-complacency, he stands justified by the story of his wondrous authorship....
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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 3-5

1856
...shuffling off the stage. I have been ;-rhaps the most voluminous author of liie day ; and it i* a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no min's faith, to corrupt no man's prin••iple*, and that I have written nothing which, on my death-bed,...
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Introduction to English literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1857 - 360 pages
...near the close of my career. I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day, and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle...nothing which, on my death-bed, I should wish blotted.'" In this utterance of dignified self-complacency, he stands justified by the story of his wondrous authorship....
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - 1857
...near the close of my career, I have been perhaps the most voluminous author of the day, and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle...nothing which on my death-bed I should wish blotted." A strong home-sickness now crossed his mind ; his shocks continuing and increasing, left him no hope...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 pages
...before he died, he said : " I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day, and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which, on my death-bed, I should wish blotted." Melrose...
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Adresses and Speeches

Robert C. Winthrop - 1867
...off the stage. I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort for me to think, that I have tried to unsettle no man's...nothing which, on my death-bed, I should wish blotted." There needs more of that spirit to which Alexander Pope gave brilliant and beautiful utterance, in...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - English literature - 1867 - 387 pages
...my career. I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day, and it is a comfort to ine to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith,...nothing which, on my death-bed, I should wish blotted."* In this utterance of dignified self-complacency, he stands justified by the story of his wondrous authorship....
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 124

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1868
...shuffling off the stage. I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which on my death-bed I should wish blotted." ' Sir Walter...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 96

1868
...shuffling off the stage. I have been, perhaps, the most Toluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have 'tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which on my death-bed I should wish blotted." ' Sir Walter...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 124

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1868
...shuffling off the stage. I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which on my death-bed I should wish blotted." ' Sir Walter...
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