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" A quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn aside from his career or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight that he was content to purchase it by the sacrifice of reason, propriety, and truth.... "
The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer]. - Page 311
by Thomas Mortimer - 1816
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...over his mind, and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of bis disquisition, whether he be enlarging knowledge or...with incidents, or enchaining it in suspense, let hut a quibble spring up before him, and be leaves his work unfmished. A quibble is the golden apple...
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Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Literary Criticism - 1825
...and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisitions, whether he be enlarging knowledge or exalting affection,...he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight, that he was content...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D..: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Francis Pearson Walesby - 1825
...and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisitions, whether he be enlarging knowledge or exalting affection,...he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight, that he was content...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisitions, whether he be enlarging knowledge or exalting affection,...he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight, that he was content...
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The works of Shakspeare: from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - Drama - 1825 - 896 pages
...profundity of his disquisitions, whether he be enlarging knowledge, or exalting affection, whether lube ? Irom his career, or stoop from his elevavtion. A quibble, poor and barren as U is, gave him auch delight,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Literary Criticism - 1825
...over his mind, and its fascinations are irresistible. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of bis disquisition, whether he be enlarging knowledge or...up before him, and he leaves his work unfinished. Л quibble is the golden apple for which he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1906
...leaves his work unfinished." It next is the golden apple of Atalanta: " A quihhle is to Shakspeare the golden apple for which he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A quihhle, poor and harren as it is, gave him such delight that he was content...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons - 1826
...partridge or a phea^ sant; for " whatever be the dignity or the profundity of his disquisition, &c. &c. let but a quibble spring up before him and he leaves his work unfinished." It next is the golden apple of Atalanta: " A quibble is toShakspeare the golden apple for which...
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The Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - English language - 1831 - 351 pages
...exalting affection, whether he be amusing attention with incidents, or enchaining it in suspence, let but a quibble spring up before him, and he leaves...he will always turn aside from his career, or stoop from his elevation. A quibble, poor and barren as it is, gave him such delight, that he was content...
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The principles of English composition: illustrated by examples with critical ...

David Booth - English language - 1831 - 351 pages
...him in the mire. It has some malignant power over his mind, and its fascinations are irresistable. Whatever be the dignity or profundity of his disquisition,...amusing attention with incidents, or enchaining it in suspence, let but a quibble spring up before him, and he leaves his work unfinished. A quibble...
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