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" That George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue exceeded almost what we read as wonderful even in the lives of saints. "
Dictionary of National Biography - Page 435
edited by - 1896
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...religion and learning, of which both were undoubtedly stupendous examples. I have heard Johnson say, ' that Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue, exceeded...we read as wonderful in the lives of the saints.' When I asked him who was the best man he had ever known, ' Psalmanazar ' was the unexpected reply.''...
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Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1826 - 237 pages
...stupendous examples; and, with regard to true Christian perfection, I have heard Johnson say, "That George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue, exceeded almost what we read as wonderful even in the lives of saints." I forget in what year it was that this extraordinary person lived and...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 4

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1831
...stupendous examples ; and, with regard to true Christian perfection, I have heard Johnson say, " That George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue, exceeded almost what we read as wonderful even in the lives of saints." This extraordinary person lived and died at a house in Old-street, where...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...stupendous examples ; and, with regard to true Christian perfection, I have heard Johnson say, " That George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue, exceeded almost what we read as wonderful even in the lives of saints." This extraordinary person lived and died at a house in Old-street, where...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His ..., Volume 9

James Boswell - 1835
...stupendous examples ; and, with regard to true Christian perfection, I have heard Johnson say, " that George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue exceeded almost what we read as wonderful, even in the lives of saints." I forget in what year it was that this extraordinary person lived and...
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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

James Boswell - 1836
...stupendous examples ; and, with regard to true Christian perfection, I have heard Johnson say, " that George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue exceeded almost what we read as wonderful, even in the lives of saints." I forget in what year it was that this extraordinary person lived and...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1842 - 529 pages
...stupendous examples; and, with regard to true Christian perfection, I have heard Johnson say, " that George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue exceeded almost what we read as wonderful, even in the lives of saints." I forget in what year it was that this extraordinary person lived and...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1842 - 529 pages
...stupendous examples; and, with regard to true Christian perfection, I have heard Johnson say, " that George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue exceeded almost what we read as wonderful, even in the lives of saints." I forget in what year it was that this extraordinary person lived and...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 7-8

Anna Maria Hall - 1848
...best man he had ever known. " I have heard Johnson," said Mrs. Piozzi, " frequently say, that George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence and virtue, exceeded...what we read as wonderful in the lives of the Saints :" and when the great lexicographer was asked, whether he ever contradicted Psalmanazar, " I should...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 20

1849
...best man he had ever known. " I have heard Johnson," said Mrs. Piozzi, " frequently say, that George Psalmanazar's piety, penitence, and virtue, exceeded...we read as wonderful in the lives of the saints;" and when the great lexicographer was asked, whether he ever contradicted Psalmanazar, " I should as...
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