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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.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835 - 604 pages
...they are evidently an advantage, for without them his stately ideas would be confined and cramped. " a larger meaning :l." He N1er»0 once told me, that lie had formed word not authorized by former writer*;...
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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

John Wilson Croker - 1836 - 656 pages
...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...than another, will want words of larger meaning." Last Day ivith Paoli, The last day which I spent with Paoli appeared of inestimable value. I thought...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 546 pages
...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...than another, will want words of larger meaning." Last Day with Paoli. The last day which I spent with Paoli appeared of inestimable value. I thought...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 544 pages
...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...than another, will want words of larger meaning." Last Day with Paoli. The last day which I spent with Paoli appeared of inestimable value. I thought...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1842 - 740 pages
...the fault of the writer, or his own. Difference of thought will produce difference of language, lie that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning ; he that thinks with morcsubtilty, will seek tor terms of more nice discrimination ; and where is the wonder, since words...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1846 - 602 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 a larger meaning 3." He {J^im once told me, that lie had formed word not authorized by former writers;...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1848 - 1798 pages
...they arc evidently an advantage; j fat without them his stately ideas would be confined and cramped. " He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning." [Idler, No. 70.] * He once told me, that he had formed his style upon that of Sir William Temple, and...
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The English Journal of Education, Volume 5

1851 - 502 pages
...a little, but is obliged to submit to the introduction. Altogether, the position is an amusing one. with the vulgar; this is a precept specious enough,...words of larger meaning; he that thinks with more subtlety will seek for terms of more nice discrimination ; and where is the wonder, since words are...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1860 - 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." [Idler, No. 70.] He once told me, that he had formed his style upon that of Sir William Temple, and...
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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1860 - 960 pages
...they are evidently an advantage; for without them his stately ideas would be confined and cramped. istory of Gustavus Adolphus,' he much commended [Idler, No. 70.] 2 He once told me, that he had formed his style upon that of Sir William Temple, and...
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