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" THERE is no crime more infamous than the violation of truth. It is apparent that men can be social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as the vehicle of falsehood, every man must disunite himself from others, inhabit... "
The Crawfurd peerage: with other original genealogical, historical, and ... - Page 461
by Alexander Maxwell Adams - 1829 - 484 pages
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Self-improvement [abridged from 'The student's guide', by J. Todd].

John Todd - History - 1799
...be associated with those whose veracity can, in the least, be suspected. " When speech is employed as the vehicle of falsehood, every man must disunite...inhabit his own cave, and seek prey only for himself," and in vain ask or seek for a friend. I have dwelt somewhat on this point, but it is my wish that all...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...infamous than the violation of truth. It is apparent that men can be social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as the vehicle of falesehood, every man must disunite himself from others, inhabit his own cave, and seek prey only for...
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Select British Classics, Volume 9

English literature - 1803
...infamous than the violation of truth. It is apparent that men can be social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as the vehicle of falshood, every man must disunite himself from others, inhabit his own cave, and seek prey only for...
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The beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: consisting of maxims and ...

Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Piozzi, James Boswell - 1804 - 394 pages
...different minds. Idler, vol. 2, p. 186. There is no crime more infamous than the violation of truth : it is apparent, that men can be sociable beings no...inhabit his own cave, and seek prey only for himself. Ibid, vol. i, p. 108. ^ Truth is the basis of all excellence. Life of Cowley, Truth is always truth,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...infamous than the violation of truth. It is apparent that men can be social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as...inhabit his own cave, and seek prey only for himself. Yet the law of truth, thus sacred and necessary, is broken without punishment, without censure, in...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - History - 1811
...infamous than the violation of truth. It is apparent that men can be social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as...inhabit his own cave, and seek prey only for himself. Yet the law of truth, thus sacred and necessary, is' broken without punishment, without censure, in...
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The Halcyon Luminary, and Theological Repository, Volume 2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1813
...infamous than the violation of Truth It is apparent that men cau be social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as...every man must disunite himself from others, inhabit liie own cave, and seek prey oaly for himself. Yet the law of truih, thug sacred and necessary, is...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1816
...infamous than the violation of truth. It is apparent that men can be social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as...inhabit his own cave, and seek prey only for himself. Yet the law of truth, thus sacred and necessary, is broken without punishment, without censure, in...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Idler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...infamous than the violation of truth. It is apparent that men can be social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as...inhabit his own cave, and seek prey only for himself. Yet the law of truth, thus sacred and necessary, is broken without punishment, without censure, in...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as the ve, hicle of falsehood, every man must disunite himself from...inhabit his own cave, and seek prey only for himself. Yet the law of truth, thus sacred and necessary, is broken without punishment, without censure, in...
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