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" ALL joy or sorrow for the happiness or calamities of others is produced by an act of the imagination, that realises the event however fictitious, or approximates it however remote, by placing us, for a time, in 'the condition of him whose fortune we contemplate;... "
The Rambler - Page 381
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]., Volume 3

1750 - 228 pages
...for the happinefs or calamities of others, is produced by an act of the imagination, that realifcs the event however fictitious, or approximates it however...remote, by placing us for a time in the condition VoL. III. H of of him whole fortune we contemplate ; fo that we feel, while the deception lafts, whatever...
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The Rambler. ...

Samuel Johnson - 1763 - 292 pages
...happmefs or calamiā€¢ ties of others is produced by an act of the imagination, that realifes the,event however fictitious, or approximates it however remote, by placing us, for a time, m the condition of him whofe fortune we contemplate; fo that we feel, while the deception lafts, whatever...
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The Rambler: In Four Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1784 - 352 pages
...contain, Of vice and virtue more inftruftive rules, , Tlian all the fober fages of the fchools. AL L joy or forrow for the happinefs or calamities of others...approximates it however remote, by placing us, for a time, ia the condition of .him C 6 whofe. vV,fe fortune we contemplate; fo that we feel, v.hilc tie deception...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785 - 596 pages
...calamities of others is .produced by an act of the imagination, that readies the event however ndlitious, or approximates it however remote, by placing us, for a time, in the condition of him whofe fortune we contemplate; fo that we feel, while the deception lafts, whatevtr motions would be...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 638 pages
...works the beautiful and bafe contain, Of vice and virtue more inftructive rules, Than, all the fob :r fages of the fchools. FRANCIS. ALL joy or forrow for...by placing us, for a time, in the condition of him whofe fortune we contemplate; fo that we feel, while the deception lafts, whatever motions would be...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 582 pages
...imagination, that realizes the event however ficYitious, or approximates it however rem'otq, by placirg us, for a time, in the condition of him whole fortune...would be excited by the fame good or evil happening tdourftlves. Our pa'ffions are therefore more ftrongly moved, in proportion as we can more readily...
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Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 460 pages
...for the happinefs or calamities of others is produced by an ac't of the imagination, that realifesr- the event, however fictitious, or approximates it...by placing us, for a time, in the condition of him whofe fortune we contemplate ; fo that we feel, while the deception lafts, whatever motions would be...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]., Volume 2

1801 - 330 pages
...of others, is produced by an act of the imagination, that realifes the event however' fiĀ£titious, or approximates it however remote, by placing us, for a time, in the condition of him c 6 whofe whofe fortune we contemplate ; fo that we feel, while the .deception lafts, whatever motions...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

1803 - 290 pages
...sorrow for the happiness or calamities of others is produced by an act of the imagination, that realises the event however fictitious, or approximates it however...by placing us, for a time, in 'the condition of him whose fortune we contemplate; so that we feel, while the deception lasts, whatever motions would be...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 2

1806 - 346 pages
...sorrrow for the happiness or calamities of others is produced by an act of the imagination that realises the event however fictitious, or approximates it however...by placing us, for a time, in the condition of him whose fortune we contemplate; so that we feel, while the deception lasts, whatever motions would be...
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