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" ... among men, that the reader was in very little danger of making any applications to himself; the virtues and crimes were equally beyond his... "
The Rambler - Page 22
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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Literary Criticism: Pope to Croce

Gay Wilson Allen, Harry Hayden Clark - 1962 - 676 pages
...with heroes and with traitors, deliverers and persecutors, as with beings of another species, whose actions were regulated upon motives of their own,...had neither faults nor excellencies in common with himself. But when an adventurer is leveled with the rest of the world, and acts in such scenes of the...
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The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

Marshall McLuhan - 1962 - 306 pages
...with heroes and with traitors, deliverers and persecutors, as with beings of another species, whose actions were regulated upon motives of their own,...had neither faults nor excellencies in common with himself. But when an adventurer is levelled with the rest of the world, and acts in such scenes of...
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Essays from the Rambler, Adventurer, and Idler

Samuel Johnson - 1968 - 400 pages
...with heroes and with traitors, deliverers and persecutors, as with beings of another species, whose actions were regulated upon motives of their own,...had neither faults nor excellencies in common with himself. But when an adventurer is levelled with the rest of the world, and acts in such scenes of...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Greg Clingham - 1997 - 290 pages
...with heroes and with traitors, deliverers and persecutors, as with beings of another species, whose actions were regulated upon motives of their own,...had neither faults nor excellencies in common with himself" (Rambler 4, in, 11). What Johnson wants is writings which are not "safe" or remote from daily...
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Gothic Documents: A Sourcebook 1700-1820

Emma Clery, Robert Miles - 2000 - 322 pages
...with heroes and with traitors, deliverers and persecutors, as with beings of another species, whose actions were regulated upon motives of their own,...had neither faults nor excellencies in common with himself. But when an adventurer is levelled with the rest of the world, and acts in such scenes of...
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The New Media Reader

Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Nick Montfort - 2003 - 872 pages
...with heroes and with traitors, deliverers and persecutors, as with beings of another species, whose actions were regulated upon motives of their own,...had neither faults nor excellencies in common with himself. But when an adventurer is levelled with the rest of the world, and acts in such scenes of...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 12

1750 - 664 pages
...regulated upon motives of tbcir own, and who had neither, faults nor excellencies in common, with himielft But when an adventurer is levelled, with the reft of the world, and acts iff fuch fcenes of the univerfal drama a may be the lot of any other man, young fpcctators fix tbcir....
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