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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Page 468
by James Boswell - 1807
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Characters of Eminent Men in the Reigns of Charles I and II: Including the ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1793 - 201 pages
...and dwelt with him, as in a college situated in a purer air ; so that his house was a university in a less volume, whither they came not so much for repose as study, and * Although a perfect resemblance of Dr. Johnson is not to be found in any age, parts of his character...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...and dwelt with him, as in a college situated in a purer air; so that his house was a university in a less volume, whither they came not so much for repose...propositions, which laziness and consent made current in vulgar conversation. Many attempts were made upon him by the instigation of his mother, (who was a...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...and dwelt with him, as in a college situated in a purer air; so that his house was a. university in a less volume, whither they came not so much for repose...propositions, which laziness and consent made current in vulgar conversation. Many attempts were made upon him by the instigation of his mother, (who was a...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...and dwelt with him, as in a college situated in a purer air; so that his house was a university in a less volume, whither they came, not so much for repose, as study; and to examine and refute those grosser propositions which laziness and consent made current in vulgar conversation. Before...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...and dwelt with him, as in a college situated in a purer air; so that his house was a university in a less volume, whither they came, not so much for repose, as study; and to examine and refute those grosser propositions which laziness and consent made current in vulgar conversation. Before...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...and dwelt with him, as in a college situated in a purer air; so that his house was a university in a less volume, whither they came not so much for repose as study ; and to examinfc and refine those grosser propositions, which laziness and consent made current in vulgar conversation....
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 17, Part 2

John Britton, James Norris Brewer, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Frederic Shoberl, Joseph Nightingale, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, John Evans, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1813
...so that his house was a university in a less volume, whither they came not so much for repose as for study, and to examine and refine those grosser propositions which laziness and consent rendered current in vulgar conversation." Many Many attempts were made, at the instigation of his mother,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, Delineations ..., Volume 12, Part 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, James Norris Brewer, John Hodgson, John Bigland, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Harris, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood - Architecture - 1813
...so that his house was a university in a less volume, whither they came not so much for repose as for study, and to examine and refine those grosser propositions which laziness and consent rendered current in vulgar conversation." Many Many attempts were made, at the instigation of his mother,...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Biography & Autobiography - 1816
...and dwelt with him, as in a college situated in a purer air, so that his house was a university in a less volume, whither they came not so much for repose,...propositions, which laziness and consent made current in vulgar conversation. ' Many attempts were made upon him by the instigation of his mother (who was a...
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Lives of British Statesmen, Volume 2

John Macdiarmid - 1820
...and dwelt with him, as in a college situated in a purer air ; so that his house was a university in a less volume, whither they came not so much for repose...propositions, which laziness and consent made current in vulgar conversation. He was superior to all those passions and affections which attend vulgar minds,...
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