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" THE reader is indebted for this day's entertainment to an author from whom the age has received greater favours, who has enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and taught the passions to move at the command of virtue. "
Select British Classics - Page 225
1803
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion - 1867
...Dr. Johnson. It was of Clarissa that the latter observed that its author had " enlarged the knowlege of human nature, and taught the passions to move at the command of Virtue." Readers were weeping, like Miss Highmore and her father and mother, in separate apartments, over the...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...ninetyseventh number of the Rambler, which the editor ushered in by the following deserved encomium : — " The reader is indebted for this day's entertainment...taught the passions to move at the command of virtue." IN our detailed remarks on Richardson's several novels, we have, as usual, anticipated much which we...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1846
...various and unnumberM rose From this polluted fountain head, O'er Rome and o'er the nations spr&uL THE reader is indebted for this day's entertainment...enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and taught thepasnions to move at the command of virtue. TO THE RAMBLER. SIR, WHEN the " Spectator" was first...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Biography - 1846
...Talbot; No. 97, by Mr. Samuel Richardson, whom he describes in an introductory note as " An authour who has enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and taught the passions to move at the command of virtue4; and Numbers 44 and * In the IVnib. MS. the last sentence runs — the salvation both of mvself...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 8

Sir Walter Scott - 1847
...ninety-seventh number of the Rambler, which the editor ushered in by the following deserved encomium : — " The reader Is indebted for this day's entertainment...taught the passions to move at the command of virtue. IN our detailed remarks on Richardson's several novels, we have, as usual, anticipated much which we...
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Leisure hours in a country parsonage; or, Strictures on men, manners, and books

John Keefe Robinson - 1850
...and has attempted to do for virtue what graver writers essayed in vain: "An author," says Johnson, "who has enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and...taught the passions to move at the command of virtue." This is, beyond doubt, the over-wrought dictum of a friend and panegyrist. Richardson's manners, as...
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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pages
...Talbot ; No. 97., by Mr. Samuel Richardson, whom he describes in an introductory note, as " an author who has enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and...taught the passions to move at the command of virtue ;" s and Numbers 44. and 100., by Mrs. Elizabeth Carter. 5 Posterity will be astonished when they are...
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The Life and Adventures of Peg Woffington, Volume 2

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Theater - 1885
...Johnson, therefore, who at this time was well acquainted with this ingenious author — who, he says, ' has enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and taught the passions to move at the command of virtue ' — promised to introduce the artist and his sister ; and accordingly carried them down to the bookseller's...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...Talbot5 ; No. 97, by Mr. Samuel Richardson, whom he describes in an introductory note as ' An author who has enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and...taught the passions to move at the command of virtue ;' and Nos. 44 and 100 by Mrs. Elizabeth Carter. Posterity will be astonished when they are told, upon...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...Talbots ; No. 97, by Mr. Samuel Richardson, whom he describes in an introductory note as ' An author who has enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and...taught the passions to move at the command of virtue ;' and Nos. 44 and 100 by Mrs. Elizabeth Carter. Posterity will be astonished when they are told, upon...
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