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" None will flatter the poor, and the wise have very little power of flattering themselves. That man is surely the most wretched of the sons of wretchedness, who lives with his own faults and follies always before him, and who has none to reconcile him... "
Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ... - Page 138
1787
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 432 pages
...themfelves. That man is furely the moft wretched of the fons of wretchednefs, who lives with his own faults and follies always before him, and who has...have long fought content, and have not found it; I wilt from this moment endeavour to be rich. Full of his new refolution, he fhut himfelf in hU chamber...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 430 pages
...themfelves. That man is furely the moft wretched of the fons of wretchednefs, who lives with his own faults and follies always before him, and who has...I have long fought content, and have not found it; J will from this moment endeavour to be rich. Full of his new refolution, he fhut himfelf in his chamber...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1794 - 570 pages
...fons of wretchednefs, who lives with his own faults and follies always before him, and who has no one to reconcile him to himfelf by praife and veneration....have long fought content, and, have not found it: 1 will, from this moment, endcavour to be rich. Full Full of this new refolution, he fhut himfelf in...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Mr. Addison - 1796 - 644 pages
...fons of wretchednefs, who lives with his own faults and follies always before him, and who has no one to reconcile him to himfelf by praife and veneration. I have long fought content, and have noc found it: 1 will, from this moment, endeavour to be rich. Full of this new refolution, he fliut...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 408 pages
...moil wretched 08 the fons of wretchednefs, who lives with his own faults and follies always trcfore him; and who has none to reconcile him to himfelf...veneration. I have long fought content, and have not fouud it; I will from this moment endeavour to be rich." Full of his new relolution, he ftmt himfelf...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 432 pages
...themfelves. That man is furely the mofl wretched of the fons of wretchednefs, who lives with his own faults and follies always before him, and , who has...found it ; I will from this moment endeavour to be * t_* * rich. Full of his new refolution, he fhut himfelf in his chamber for fix months, to deliberate...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

1803 - 222 pages
...themselves. That man is surely the most wretched of the sons of wretchedness who lives with his own faults and follies always before him, and who has none to reconcile him to himself by praise and veneration. I have long sought content and have not found it, I will from this...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1805 - 288 pages
...themfelves. That; man is furely the mod wretched of the fons of Wretch'ednefs, who lives with his own faults' and follies always before him ; and who has none to reconcile him to himfelf hy praife and veneration.- 1 have long taught content, and have not found it ; I will from* this moment...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 360 pages
...themselves. Tiiat man is surely the most wretched of the sons of wretchedness, who lives with his own faults and follies always before him, and who has none to reconcile: him to himself by praise and veneration. I have long sought content, and have not found it ; I will from this...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 262 pages
...themselves. That man is surely the most wretched of the sons of wretchedness, who lives with his own faults and follies always before him ; and who has none to reconcile him to himself by praise and veneration. I have long sought content, and have not found it ; I will from this...
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