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" I recollect the occasion of my first attempt: it is; like all the rest of my non-adventures, of so unimportant a nature, that I should blush to call the attention of the idlest reader to it, but for the reason alleged in the introductory paragraph. A... "
The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis - Page xv
by Juvenal - 1803
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 5

1803
...poetry: indeed I searce knew it by name ; and, whatever may be said of the force of nature, I certainly never " lisp'd in numbers!" I recollect the occasion...attempt: it is, like all the rest of my non-adventures, tares, of so unimportant a nature, that I Should blifsfi to call the attention of the idlest reader...
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Public Characters, Volume 5

1803 - 568 pages
...poetry: indeed I scarce knew it by name ; and, whatever may be said of the force of nature, I certainly never " lisp'd in numbers." I recollect the occasion...attempt: it is, like all the rest of my non-adventures, tures, of so unimportant a nature, that I Should blush to call the attention of the idlest reader to...
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The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, tr. into Engl. verse, by W. Gifford ...

Juvenal - 1806
...: indeed I scarcely knew it by name ; and, whatever may be said of the force of nature, I certainly never " lisp'd in numbers." I recollect the occasion...undertaken to paint a sign for an ale-house: it was to have been a lion, but the unfortunate artist' produced a dog. On this awkward affair, one of my acquaintance...
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The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and of Aulus Persius Flaccus, Volume 1

Juvenal, Persius - 1817
...: indeed I scarcely knew it by name ; and, whatever may be said of the force of nature, 1 certainly never " lisp'd in numbers." I recollect the occasion...undertaken to paint a sign for an ale-house : it was to have been a lion, but the unfortunate artist produced a dog. On this awkward affair, one of my acquaintance...
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The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and of Aulus Persius Flaccus, Volume 1

Juvenal, Persius - 1817
...: indeed I scarcely knew it by name ; and, whatever may be said of the force of nature, 1 certainly never " lisp'd in numbers." I recollect the occasion...nature, that I should blush to call the attention of I 1 the idlest reader to it, but for the reason alleged in the introductory paragraph. A person, whose...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 11

1830
...: indeed I scarcely knew it by name ; and whatever may be said of the force of nature, I certainly never " lisp'd in numbers." I recollect the occasion...undertaken to paint a sign for an ale-house : it was to have been a lion, but the unfortunate artist produced a dog. On this awkward affair, one of my acquaintance...
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - 1827
...poetry: indeed 1 scarcely knew it by name; and, whatever may be said of the force of nature, I certainly never " lisp'd in numbers." I recollect the occasion...undertaken to paint a sign for an ale-house : it was to have been a lion, but the unfortunate artist produced a dog. On this awkward affair, one of my acquaintance...
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Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 11

1827
...scarcely knew it by name; and whatever may be said of the force of nature, I certainly never " hsp'd in numbers." I recollect the occasion of my first...undertaken to paint a sign for an ale-house : it was to have been a lion, but the unfortunate artist produced a dog. On This was not done without difficulty....
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The Table Book..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1827 - 870 pages
...: indeed I scarcely knew it by name ; and, whatever may be said of the force of nature, I certainly never ' lisp'd in numbers." I recollect the occasion...escapes me, had undertaken to paint a sign for an air-house : it was to have been a lion, but the unfoitunate artist produced a dog. On this awkward...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 97, Part 1; Volume 141

1827
...hoard of books discovered tempt; it is, like all the rest of my and removed, and all future repetitions non-adventures, of so unimportant a nature, that I...undertaken to paint a sign for an ale-house : it was to have been a lion, but the unfortunate artist produced a dog. On this awkward . affair, one of my acquaintance...
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