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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
edited by - 1838
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Notes, Questions and Answers on the Collects: For the Sundays and Principal ...

Collects - 1872 - 146 pages
...shuffling off the stage. I have been perhaps the most voluminous author of the da}• : 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." See Lockhart's Xcmairt of Sir W. Scott, vol. vii. p. 378. Ed. 1838. Eleventh Sunday after Trinity....
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The priceless treasure; or, Thoughts and stories about the Bible

John William Kirton - Bible - 1873 - 16 pages
...with these remarks : he said, "I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of my 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 out." His last...
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Epitome of Lockhart's Life of Scott

John Gibson Lockhart, Henry Irwin Jenkinson - 1873 - 388 pages
...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...nothing which on my deathbed I should wish blotted.' " The following day Sir Walter purposed setting out on his northern journey. It was Friday. I was anxious...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 3

John Gibson Lockhart - 1873
...voluminous author of the day ; and it ts a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle DO man's faith, to corrupt no man's principle, and that...my deathbed I should wish blotted.' I made no reply ; and while we were yet silent, Don Michele Gaetani joined us, and we walked through the vast hall...
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English literature ... 1760-1815

James Davies (of Southport.) - 1873
...of my career. 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 faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which, on my deathbed, I should wish blotted," — was...
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Verscheidenheden meest op letterkundig gebied

Hildebrand - Literature - 1876
...fast shuffling of the stage. I have been perhaps the most volumineus 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." aa bl. 333. Dit inschrift, waarvan het mij niet verwonderen zou dat het door Southey was ingegeven...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 20

Arthur Cayley Headlam - English periodicals - 1885
...said with moistened eyes, ' 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.' These words, so affecting in their humble simplicity, do but give the negative side of the matter....
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 34

Religion - 1892
...shuffling off the stage ; I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous writer 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.' Not that he succeeded in satisfying the Evangelicals. They always regarded the Waverley Novels with...
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Character

Samuel Smiles - Character - 1876 - 388 pages
...worthy of him. " I have been," he said, " perhaps the most voluminous author of my 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 deathbed I should wish blotted out." His last...
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Poetical Remains

Edward Churton - 1876 - 300 pages
...with a reflection, surely not founded in self-conceit, that in all his voluminous writings " he had tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principle, and had written nothing which on his deathbed he should wish to have blotted out." * This Preface was written...
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