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" ... made perfectly detestable, because they never could be wholly divested of their excellencies; but such have been in all ages the great corrupters of the world, and their resemblance ought no more to be preserved, than the art of murdering without... "
Morality of Fiction: Or, An Inquiry Into the Tendency of Fictitious ... - Page 157
by Hugh Murray - 1805 - 174 pages
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...in all ages the great corrupccrs of the world, and their refemblan.ce ought no more to be preferved, than the art of murdering without pain. Some have advanced, without due attention to the confluences of this notion, that certain virtues have their correfpondent faults, and therefore that...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 466 pages
...in all ages the great corrupters of the world, and their refemblance ought no more to be preferved, than the art of murdering without pain. Some have advanced, without due attention to the confcquences of this notion, that certain virtues have their correfpondent faults, and therefore that...
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A Full Inquiry Into the Subject of Suicide: To which are Added (as Being ...

Charles Moore (rector of Cuxton.) - 1790 - 482 pages
...all ages " the great corrupters of the world, and their refemblance ought no more to be " preferved, than the art of murdering without pain." — Some have advanced, without due attention to the confequences of this notion, that certain virtues have their correfponding faults, and therefore that...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 638 pages
...in all ages the great corrupters of the world, and their refemblance ought no more to be preferved, than the art of murdering without pain. Some have advanced, without due attention to the confequences of this notion, that certain virtues have their correfpondent faults, and therefore that...
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A View of Nature, in Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps: With ..., Volume 6

Sir Richard Joseph Sullivan (bart.) - 1794 - 540 pages
...endowments have thrown a brightness on their crimes ; but such have been, in all ages, the great corruptors of the world, and their remembrance ought no more...preserved, than the art of murdering without pain.* Though buoyed up with ineffable personal complacency, and fancying themselves invulnerable, yet these...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]., Volume 1

1801 - 342 pages
...in all ages the great corrupters of the world, and their refemblance ought no more to be preferved, than the art of murdering without pain. Some have advanced, without due attention to the confequences of this notion, that certain virtues have their correfpondent faults> and therefore i...
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Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 460 pages
...in all ages the great corrupters of the world, and their refemblance ought no more to be preferved, than the art of murdering without pain. Some have advanced, without due attention to the cpnfecjuences of this notion, that certain virtues have their their correfpondent faults, and therefore...
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Select British Classics, Volume 5

1803
...excellencies ; but such have been in all ages the the great corrupters of the world ; and their resemblance ought no more to be preserved, than the art of murdering...have their correspondent faults ; and, therefore, that to exhibit either apart, is to deviate from probability. Thus men are observed by Swift to be...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1803 - 820 pages
...of the Rambler, that I cannot lor• ;r ciling the passage. "Some have advanced," says Dr. Johnson, "without due attention to the consequences of this...that certain virtues have their correspondent faults. Thus men are observed by Swift to be 'grateful in the same degree they are resentful.' This principle,...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 594 pages
...excellencies: but such have been, in all ages, the great corrupters of the world ; and their resemblance ought no more to be preserved than the art of murdering without pain. Rambler, vol. i, p. 22. WONDKR. All wonder is the effect of novelty upon ignorance. Life of Yalden....
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