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" That some of them have been adopted by him unnecessarily, may perhaps be allowed ; but in general they are evidently an advantage, for without them his stately ideas would be confined and cramped. "He that thinks with more extent than another, will want... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and Genius - Page 280
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 556 pages
...they are evidently an advantage, for without them his ftately ideas would be confined and cramped. " He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning 5 .'* He once told me, that he had formed his ftyle upon that of Sir 'William Temple, and upon Chambers's...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 564 pages
...they are evidently an advantage, for without them his ftately ideas would be confined and cramped. " He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning5." He once told me, that he had formed his ftyle upon that of Sir William Temple, and upon...
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Tracts on Political and Other Subjects, Volume 3

Joseph Towers - 1796 - 464 pages
...thoughts," fays he, " will produce difference, of ** language. He that thinks with more " extent " extent than another will want words of " larger meaning. He that thinks with " more fubtilty will feck for terms of more " nice difcrirnination." It is certain, that paflages fometimes...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799 - 496 pages
...they are evidently an advantage, for without them his stately ideas would be confined and cramped. " He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning."' He once told me, that he had formed his style upon that of Sir William Temple, and upon Chambers's Proposal...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...they are evidently an advantage, for without them his stately ideas would be confined and cramped. ' He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning'.' He once told me, that he had formed his style upon that of Sir William Temple1, and upon Chambers's Proposal...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...they are evidently an advantage, for without them his stately ideas would be confined and cramped. ' He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning'.' He once told me, that he had formed his style upon that of Sir William Temple', and upon Chambers 's Proposal...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 530 pages
...word not authorized by former writers."* " Difference of thoughts," he observes in another place, " will produce difference of language : he that thinks...will seek for terms of more nice discrimination.'^ Had our author been writing on abstruse or scientific subjects, the use of Latin derivatives, and recondite...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 524 pages
...word not authorized by former writers."* " Difference of thoughts," he observes in another place, " will produce difference of language : he that thinks...will seek for terms of more nice discrimination.'^ Had our author been writing on abstruse or scientific subjects, the use of Latin derivatives, and recondite...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical Illustrative of the ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 520 pages
...word not authorized by former writers."* " Difference of thoughts," he observes in another place, " will produce difference of language : he that thinks with more extent than anolher, will want words of larger meaning; he that thinks with more subtilty, will seek for terms...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 46

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1832 - 644 pages
...195. Again, when Boswell quotes, as conclusive on this topic, Johnson's own dictum in the Idler, — ' He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of a larger meaning,' the editor observes, — ' This is a truism in the disguise of a sophism. " He that...
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