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" ... enjoyed by the neglect of those ceremonies which custom has established as the barriers between one order of society and another. This transgression of regularity was by himself and his admirers termed greatness of soul. But a great mind disdains... "
Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ... - Page 101
by Samuel Johnson - 1781
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1826 - 420 pages
...greatness of soul. But a great mind disdains to hold any thing by courtesy, and therefore never usurps what a lawful claimant may take away. He that encroaches on another's dignity puts himself in his power ; he is either repelled with helpless indignity or endured by clemency and condescension....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...greatness of soul ; but a great mind disdains to hold any thing by courtesy, and therefore never usurps scrawled upon the wall with a black-lead pencil. The subject himself in his power ; he is either repelled with helpless indignity, or endured by clemency and condescension."...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...greatness of soul ; but a great mind disdains to hold any thing by courtesy, and therefore never usurps what a lawful claimant may take away. He that encroaches on another's dignity, puts himself in his power ; he is either repelled with helpless indignity, or endured by clemency and condescension."...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 4

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1831
...greatness of soul; but a great mind disdains to hold any thing by courtesy, and therefore never usurps what a lawful claimant may take away. He that encroaches on another's dignity, puts himself in his power; he is either repelled with helpless indignity, or endured by clemency and condescension."...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 8

James Boswell - 1835
...greatness of soul ; but a great mind disdains to hold any thing by courtesy, and therefore never usurps what a lawful claimant may take away. He that encroaches on another's dignity, puts himself in his power ; he is either repelled with helpless indignity, or endured by clemency and condescension."...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1837
...greatness of soul. But a great mind disdains to hold any thing by courtesy, and therefore never usurps ohnson himself in his power ; he is either repelled with helpless indignity or endured by clemency and condescension....
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The Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1840 - 502 pages
...greatness of soul. But a great mind disdains to hold any thing by courtesy, and therefore never usurps what a lawful claimant may take away. He that encroaches on another's dignity, puts himself in his power; he is either repelled with helpless indignity, or endured by clemency and condescension....
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1851
...greatness of soul ; hut a great mind disdains to hold anything by courtesy, and therefore never usurps what a lawful claimant may take away. He that encroaches on another's dignity, puts himself in his power ; he is either repelled with helpless indignity, or endured by clemency and condescension."...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt

Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt - 1854
...greataess of soul. But a great mind disdains to hold any thing by courtesy, and therefore never usurps what a lawful claimant may take away. He that encroaches on another's dignity puts himself in his power : he is either repelled with helpless indignity, or endured by clemency and condescension....
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - 1874
...greatness of soul; but a great mind disdains to hold any thing by courtesy, and therefore never usurps what a lawful claimant may take away. He that encroaches on another's dignity puts himself in his power ; he is either repelled with helpless indignity, or endured by clemency and condescension."...
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