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" It is therefore not a sufficient vindication of a character that it is drawn as it appears; for many characters ought never to be drawn: nor of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience; for that observation which... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 73
1823
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Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volume 15

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810 - 814 pages
...drawn : nor of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to obfervation; for that obfervation which is called knowledge of the world will be found...more frequently to make men cunning than good. The purpoie of thefe writings is furely not only to (how mankind, but to provide that they may be feen...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...be drawn : nor of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience ; for that observation which is called knowledge of...; to teach the means of avoiding the snares which are laid by Treachery for Innocence, without infusing any wish for that superiority with which the...
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Works, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 396 pages
...be drawn : nor of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience ; for that observation which is called knowledge of...; to teach the .means of avoiding the snares which are laid by Treachery for Innocence, without infusing*any wish for that superiority with which the...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Rambler

1811 - 394 pages
...narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience, for that observation vrhich is called knowledge of the world will be found much...The purpose of these writings is surely not only to shew mankind, but to provide that they may be seen hereafter with less hazard ; to teach the means...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 524 pages
...be drawn : nor of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience ; for that observation which is called knowledge of...; to teach the means of avoiding the snares which are laid by TREACHERY for INNOCENCE, without infusing any wish for that superiority with which the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 462 pages
...be drawn : nor of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience ; for that observation which is called knowledge of...; to teach the means of avoiding the snares which are laid by TREACHERY for INNOCENCE, without infusing any wish for that superiority with which the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1818 - 368 pages
...be drawn : nor of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience ; for that observation which is called knowledge of...; to teach the means of avoiding the snares which are laid by TREACHERY for INNOCENCE, without infusing any wish for that superiority with which the...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1818 - 896 pages
...sufficient vindication of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience ; for that observation which is called knowledge of...much more frequently to make men cunning than good. Many .writers so mingle good and bad qualities in their principal personages, that they are both equally...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820 - 462 pages
...be drawn : nor of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience ; for that observation which is called knowledge of...; to teach the means of avoiding the snares which are laid by Treachery for Innocence, without infusing any wish for that superiority with which the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820 - 462 pages
...drawn : nor of a narrative, that the the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience ; for that observation which is called knowledge of...; to teach the means of avoiding the snares which are laid by TREACHERY for INNOCENCE, without infusing any wish for that superiority with which the...
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