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" I will not undertake to maintain, against the concurrent and unvaried testimony of all ages and of all nations. There is no people, rude or learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which perhaps prevails... "
The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale - Page 358
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1823 - 214 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...rude or learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which prevails as far as human nature is diffused, could...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears." Notwithstanding my high admiration of Rasselas, I will not maintain that the " morbid melancholy "...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...rude or learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which prevails' as far as human nature is diffused, could...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears.' Notwithstanding my high admiration of Rassclas, I will not maintain that the ' morbid melancholy1 '...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which prevails3 as far as human nature is diffused, could become universal...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears.' Notwithstanding my high admiration of Rassclas, I will not maintain that the 'morbid melancholy" in...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...dead ; he that is once buried will be seen no more." " That the dead are seen ho more," said Imlac, " I will not undertake to maintain, against the concurrent...with their tongues confess it by their fears. " Yet T do not mean to add new terrors to those which have already seized upon Pi-kuali. Dd3 There can be...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Rambler ...

Nathan Drake - 1809
...no people, rude or unlearned, among whom '. • .. - ->VoL 2, p. 98. apparitions of the dead arc not related and believed. This opinion, which perhaps...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears."* This bias towards a belief in supernatural agency, he indulged to the latest period of his life; in...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...unlearned, among whom • Vol. 2, p. 98. apparitions of the dead are not related and bc• liou-d. This opinion, which perhaps prevails as far as human...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears."* This bias towards a belief in supernatural agency, he indulged to the latest period of his life; in...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809
...p. 98. apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which perhaps prevails a* far as human nature is diffused, could become universal...who deny it with their tongues, confess it by their feais."* This bias towards a belief in supernatural agency, he indulged to the latest period of his...
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Rasselas, prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...This opinion, which perhaps prevails as far as human nature is diffused, could become universal onlv by its truth : those, that never heard of one another,...already seized upon Pekuah. There can be no reason why spedlres should haunt the pyramid more than other places, or why they should have power or will to...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...those, that never heard of one another, would not have agreed in a tale which nothing but ex.s perience can make credible. That it is doubted by single cavillers,...it by their fears. " Yet I do not mean to add new terrours to those which have already seized upon Pekuah. There can be no reason why spectres should...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1815 - 264 pages
...not have agreed in a tale which nothingbutexperiencecau make credibJe. That it is doubted by singje cavillers, can very little weaken the general evidence...new terrors to those which have already seized upon Pelt tiah. There can be no reason why spectres should haunt the Pyramid more than other places, or...
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