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" But, Sir, in the British constitution it is surely of importance to keep up a spirit in the people, so as to preserve a balance against the crown." JOHNSON. "Sir, I perceive you are a vile Whig. — Why all this childish jealousy of the power of the crown?... "
The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone - Page 181
by James Boswell - 1827
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1831
...British constitution it is surely ' of importance to keep up a spirit in the people, so as to pre* serve a balance against the crown.' — JOHNSON. ' Sir,...power of the crown ? The crown has not power enough." One of the old philosophers, Lord Bacon tells us, used to say that life and death were just the same...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...But, Sir, in the British constitution it is surely of importance to keep up a spirit in the people, so as to preserve a balance against the crown." JOHNSON....his people to a great degree, they will rise and cut off his head. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...to preserve a balance against the crown." JOHNSON. " Sir, I perceive you are a vile Whig. — WThy all this childish jealousy of the power of the crown...his people to a great degree, they will rise and cut offhis head. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every...
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The life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1817
...against the crown." JOHNSON. " Sir, I perceive you are a vile Whig. — Why all tlmchildish jealou-y of the power of the crown ? The crown has not power...governments are alike, I consider that in no government \ There is no Preface to " The Rehearsal," as originally published. Dr. Johnsoo seems to have meant...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...But, Sir, in the British constitution it is surely of importance to keep up a spirit in the people, so as to preserve a balance against the crown." JOHNSON....his people to a great degree, they will rise and cut off his head. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1821
...But, sir, in the British constitution it is surely of importance to keep up a spirit in the people, so as to preserve a balance against the crown." JOHNSON....Why all this childish jealousy of the power of the t-rown ? The crown has not power enough. When I say that all governments are alike, I consider that...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell, Alexander Chalmers - Authors, English - 1822
...But, Sir, in the British constitution it is surely of importance to keep up a spirit in the people, so as to preserve a balance against the crown." JOHNSON....his people to a great degree, they will rise and cut off his head. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...as to preserve a balance against the crown." JOHNSON. " Sir, I perceive you are a vile Whig.—Why all this childish jealousy of the power of the crown...his people to a great degree, they will rise and cut off his head. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every...
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The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...But, sir, in the British constitution it is surely of importance to keep up a spirit in the people, so as to preserve a balance against the crown." JOHNSON....his people to a great degree, they will rise and cut off his head. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...is surely of importance to keep up a spirit in the people, so as to preserve a balance against (he crown." JOHNSON. " Sir, I perceive you are a vile...his people to a great degree, they will rise and cut off his head. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every...
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