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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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An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of ...

James Boswell - 2006 - 302 pages
...answer to them; but I have found a sufficient answer in a general remark in one of his excellent papers: Difference of thoughts will produce difference of...more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning.'1 I hope to be pardoned for this digression, wherein I pay a just tribute of veneration and...
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Life of Samuel Johnson V1 Including A Jo

James Boswell - 2006 - 588 pages
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On the Grand Tour 1765-1766

Lloyd Lewis - 2007 - 400 pages
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The Life of Johnson, Volume III, Volume 3

James Boswell - 2007 - 572 pages
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'rasselas' and essays

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An Account of Corsica the Journal of a Tour to That Island and Memoirs of ...

James Boswell - 2008 - 404 pages
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A Review of English Literature, Volumes 2-3

1961 - 834 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820 - 544 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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The University Review, Volume 35

1968 - 348 pages
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