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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations, Moral ... - Page 56
by Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 228 pages
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...knowledge requires or includes, is not the great or the frequent bufinefs of the human mind. Whether we provide for action or converfation, whether we...hiftory of mankind, and with thofe examples which may be faid to embody truth, and prove by events the reafonablcnefs of opinions. Prudence and juftice are...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...frequent bufinefs of the human mind. Whether \ve provide for action or converfation, whether we \vHh to be ufeful or pleafing, the firft requifite is the...hiftory of mankind, and with thofe examples which may be faid to embody truth, and prove by events the reafonablenefs of opinions. Prudence and juftice are...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 61

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1780
...mind. Whether we provide for aclion or converfation, whether we wim to be afeful or pleating, the full requifite is the religious and moral knowledge of...hiftory of mankind, and with thofe examples which may be faid to embody truth, and prove by events the reafonablenefs of opinions. Prudence and juftice are...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 61

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1780
...provide for aflion or converfation, whether we wifli to be ufeful or pleating, the fir it requifue is the religious and moral knowledge of right and...hiftory of mankind, and with thofe examples which may be faid to embody truth, and prove by events the reafonablenefs of opinions. Prudence and juftice are...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 61

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1780
...we provide for anión or converfation, whether we wiih to be nfeful or pleafing, the firit requisite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and...acquaintance with the hiftory of mankind, and with ihofe examples which may be faid to embody truth, and prove by events the reafonablenefs of opinions....
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...fcfeful or pleafing, the firfr, requifite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrongs the next is an acquaintance with the hiftory of mankind, and with thofe examples which may be faid to embody truth, and prove by events the reafonablenefs of opinions. Prudence and Juftice are...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...bufinefs of the human mind. Whether we provide for action or converfation, whether we wifh to beufa* ful or pleafing, the firft requifite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong 5 the next is an acquaintance with the hiftory of mankind, and with thofe examples which may be faid...
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Liberal Education: Or, a Practical Treatise on the Methods of ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Education - 1785
...to accomplifh the ingenious pupil in thefe delightful to be ufeful or pleafing, the firft requifue is the religious and moral knowledge of right and...hiftory of mankind, and with thofe examples which may be faid to embody truth, and prove by events thereafonablenefs of opinions .... We are perpetually...
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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
...requires or includes, includes, are not the great or the frequent bufinefs of the human mind. Whether we provide for action or converfation, whether we...hiftory of mankind, and with thofe examples which may be faid to embody truth, and prove by events tht reafonablenefs of opinions. Prudence and Juftice are...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1787
...knowledge requires or includes, are not the great or the frequent bufmefs of the human mmd. Whether we provide for action or converfation, whether we...hiftory of mankind, and with thofe examples which may be faid to embody truth, and prove by events the reafonablenefs of opinions. Prudence and Juftice are...
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