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" Almighty GOD, the giver of wisdom, without whose help resolutions are vain, without whose blessing study is ineffectual ; enable me, if it be thy will, to attain such knowledge as may qualify me to direct the doubtful, and instruct the ignorant ; to prevent... "
Baltimore: Biography - Page 574
edited by - 1912
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1900 - 726 pages
...engaging in politics. His " Prayer before the Study of Law," is truly admirable : " Sept. 26, 1765. "Almighty God, the giver of Wisdom, without whose help resolutions are vain, without whose blessings study is ineffectual ; enable me, if it be thy will, to attain such knowledge as may qualify...
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The prayers of Doctor Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Prayers - 1902 - 108 pages
...the Holy Ghost three persons and one God be all honour and glory world without end. Amen. X ILMIGHTY God, the Giver of wisdom, without whose help resolutions...the doubtful, and instruct the ignorant, to prevent wrongs, and terminate contentions ; and grant that I may use that knowledge which I shall attain, to...
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The Prayers of Doctor Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Prayers - 1903 - 108 pages
...ILMIGHTY God, the Giver of wis1 dom, without whose help resolutions are vain, without whose blessI ing study is ineffectual, enable me, if it be thy will,...the doubtful, and instruct the ignorant, to prevent wrongs, and terminate contentions ; and grant that I may use that knowledge which I shall attain, to...
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Life of Johnson, Volumes 1-2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1904
...engaging in politics. His ' Prayer before the Study of Law ' is truly admirable : ' Sept. 26, 1765. ' esteemed and ever will esteem him to be. 384 SECOND...of ten miles from where we now sit, than in all t wrongs and terminate contentions ; and grant that I may use that knowledge which I shall attain, to...
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The Canadian Law Times, Volume 29

Edward Douglas Armour, Edward Betley Brown, Charles Elliott, Edward Gillis, Augustus Henry Frazer Lefroy, Alfred Taylour Hunter, Bram Thompson - Law - 1909
...law, and even proceeded so far as to compose a prayer that his legal studies' might be sanctified " to direct the doubtful and instruct the ignorant, to prevent wrong and terminate contention." So excellent a prayer might sometimes be used in the chapels of the Inns, though not every newly called...
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Selections from Boswell's Life of Johnson: Ed. by Nathaniel Horton Batchelder

James Boswell, Nathaniel Horton Batchelder - 1912 - 93 pages
...of engaging in politics. His "Prayer before the Study of Law" is truly admirable: "Sept. 26, 1765. "Almighty God, the giver of wisdom, without whose...the doubtful and instruct the ignorant; to prevent wrongs and terminate contentions; and grant that I may use that knowledge which I shall attain to Thy...
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John H. B. Latrobe and his times, 1803-1891

John Edward Semmes - Biography & Autobiography - 1917 - 601 pages
...so deeply engraved in our anatomy, that we need not have it made visible. It reads: Sept. 26, 1765. Almighty God, the giver of wisdom, without whose help...the doubtful and instruct the ignorant; to prevent wrongs and terminate contentions; and grant that I may use the knowledge which I shall attain to thy...
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Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including ..., Volume 43

American Bar Association - Bar associations - 1918
...prayer of Dr. Samuel Johnson might well be included in the ethical preparation of every lawyer : " Almighty God, the giver of wisdom without whose help...study is ineffectual, enable me, if it be Thy will, to obtain such knowledge as may qualify me to direct the thoughtful and instruct the ignorant, to prevent...
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Loyola Law Journal, Volume 2

Law - 1920
...Lawyer's Prayer," composed by Dr. Samuel Johnson in 1765, when he took up the study of law. It reads thus: "Almighty God, the Giver of wisdom, without whose...prevent wrong, and terminate contention; and grant that 1 may use that knowledge which I shall attain to Thy glory and my own salvation; for Jesus Christ's...
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Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Volume 43

American Bar Association - Law - 1918
...prayer of Dr. Samuel Johnson might well be included in the ethical preparation of every lawyer : " Almighty God, the giver of wisdom without whose help...resolutions are vain, without whose blessing study is incll'cctual, enable me, if it be Thy will, to obtain such knowledge as may qualify me to direct the...
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