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" His studies had been so various, that I am not able to name a man of equal knowledge. His acquaintance with books was great; and what he did not immediately know, he could at least tell where to find. "
The lives of the English poets - Page 26
by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
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preface biograpical and critical, to the works of the english poets

samuel johnson - 1779
...principks^jh^.gr.W^ regujar, .^nd then pfcu^^ T : orij " \' * t*i X His ftudies Had beeri fo-various, that lam not able to name a man of equal knowledge.. His acquaintance...and" what he did not immediately know, he could at leal! tell where to find. Such Was 'his amplitude of learning, and fuch his copioufnefs of communication,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...opinion did not keep us apart. I honoured him, and he endured me-. He had mingled with the gay worldi without exemption from its vices or its follies* but...he could at leaft tell where to find. Such was his ami plitude of learning, and fuch his copioufnefs of communication, that it may be doubted whether...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1821
...neglefted the cultivation of his mind ; his belief of Revelation was unfhaken j his learning preferred his principles ; he grew firft regular, and then pious....and what he did not immediately know, he could at leafi tell where to find. Such was his amplitude of learning, and fuch his copioufnefs of communication,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...mingled with the gay world, without ' exemption from its vices or its follies, but had ne' ver negleccted the cultivation of his mind ; his belief ' of revelation...am not able * to name a man of equal knowledge. His acquain' tanee with books was great, and what he did not f immediately know, he could at leaft tell...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...preferred his principles; he grew fiift regular,, and then pious. His ftudies had been fo various, that 1 am. not able to name a man of equal knowledge. His...acquaintance with books was great; and what he did oat immediately know he could at leaft tell where to find. Such was his amplitude of learning, and...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...ftudies had been fo various, that I am not able f to name a man of equal knowledge. His acquain' tance with books was great, and what he did not * immediately know, he could at leaft tell where to f find. Such was his amplitude of learning, and fuch f his copioufnefs of communication, that it may...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...Hisftudies had been foval-ions, that I am not able to namea man of equal knowledge. Hisacquaint* ance with books was great, and what he did not * immediately know, he could at leaft tell where to r find. Such was his amplitude of learning, and fuch ' his copioufnefs of comnuinication, that it may...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1787 - 602 pages
...learning preferved ' his principles ; he grew firft regular, and then * pious. * His ftudies had been Co various, that I am not able * to name a man of equal knowledge. His acquain' tance with books was great, and what he did not * immediately know., he could at leaft tell...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1794
...-vices, or its follies, but had never neglected the cultivation of his mind ; his belief of Revelar tion was unfhaken ; his learning preferved his principles...immediately know he could at leaft tell where to find. 8uch was his amplitude of learning, and *... . .. ,(uch fuch His copioufnefs of communication, that...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

Literary Criticism - 1795
...j of this he never was fparing to communicate. I may juftly fay in the language of Dr Joliufon, : " His acquaintance with books was great, and what he did not immediately know, he could at lead tell where to find. Such was his amplitude of learning, and fuch his copioufnefs of communication,...
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