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" I will not undertake to maintain against the concurrent and unvaried testimony of all ages, and of all nations. There is no people, rude or learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which perhaps prevails... "
Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of the Rambler ... - Page 464
by Nathan Drake - 1809
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale. In Two Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1759 - 165 pages
...perhaps, prevails as far as human nature is diffufed, could become univerfal only by its truth : thofe, that never heard of one another, would not have agreed...experience can make credible. That it is doubted by fingle cavillers can very little weaken the general evidence, and fome who deny it with their tongue^...
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The prince of Abissinia [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...prevails as far as human nature isdiffufed, could become 7 univerfal univerfal only by its truth: thofe, that never heard of one another, would not have agreed...experience can make credible. That it is doubted by fingle cavillers, can very little weaken the general evidence; and fome who deny it with their tongues...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...perhaps prevails as far as human nature is diffufed, could become univerfal only by its truth: thofe, that never heard of one another, would not have agreed...experience can make credible. That it is doubted by Tingle cavillers, can very little weaken the general evidence} and fome who deny it with their tongues...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...prevails as far as human nature is diffufed, could become univerfal only by its truth: thofe, thac never heard of one another, would not have agreed...experience can make credible. That it is doubted by fingle cavillers, can very little weaken the general evidence; and fome who deny it with their tongues...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Tales and visions: The history of ...

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...Become univerfal only by its truth: thofe, that never heard of one another, would not have agreed jn a tale which nothing but experience can make credible. That it is doubted by fingle cavillers, can very little weaken the general evidence; and fome who deny it with their tongues...
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The Novelist's Magazine, Volume 23

English fiction - 1788
...univerl'al only by il" ' truth: thole, that never heard of one ' another, would not have agreed in 1 a tale which nothing but experience ' can make credible. That it is doubt' cd by fingle cavillers, can very little ' weaken the general evidence; and lome ' who deny it...
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1790 - 304 pages
...as far as - human nature is diffufed, could become 2. univerfal univerfal only by its truth: thofe, that never heard of one another, would not have agreed...experience can make credible. That it is doubted by fingle cavillers, can very little weaken the general evidence ; and fome who deny it with their tongues...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...which prevails as far as human nature is diffufed, could become univerfal only by its truth ; thofe that never heard of one another, would not have agreed...experience can make credible. That it is doubted by lingle cavillers, can very little weaken the general evidence ; and fome who deny it with their tongues,...
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The European magazine, and London review, Volume 20

Philological Society (Great Britain) - 1791
...prevails ss far as human nature is diffuled, could become univerlal or.ly by1 its truth ; thofe lhat never heard of one another, would not have agreed in a tale which nothing but experience can malte credibls. That it is doubted by fingk cavillers, can very little weaken the general evidence...
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A dissertation upon the Greek comedy, translated from Brumoy. General ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...perhaps prevails as far as human nature is diffufed, could become univerfal only by its truth : thofe, that never heard of one another, would not have agreed...experience can make credible. That it is doubted by fingle cavillers, can very little weaken the general evidence; and fome who deny it with their tongues...
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