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" Vice, for vice is necessary to be shewn, should always disgust; nor should the graces of gaiety, or the dignity of courage, be so united with it, as to reconcile it to the mind. Wherever it appears, it should raise hatred by the malignity of its practices,... "
Morality of Fiction: Or, An Inquiry Into the Tendency of Fictitious ... - Page 158
by Hugh Murray - 1805 - 174 pages
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1818 - 368 pages
...appears, it should raise hatred by the malignity of its practices, and contempt by the meanness of its stratagems : for while it is supported by either parts or spirit, it will be seldom heartily abhorred. The Roman tyrant was content to be hated, if he was but feared ; and there are thousands...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 16

1818 - 904 pages
...appears, it should raise hatred by the malignity of its practices, and contempt by the meanness of its stratagems; for while it is supported by either parts or •spirit, it will seldom be heartily abhorred." If these observations, by Johnson, be just, and they appear unanswerable,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1818 - 896 pages
...appears, it should raise hatred by the malignity of its practices, and contempt by the' meanness of its stratagems; for while it is supported by either parts or spirit, it will seldom be heartily abhorred." If these observations, by Johnson, be just, and they appear unanswerable,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820 - 462 pages
...appears, it should raise hatred by the malignity of its practices, and contempt by the meanness of its stratagems : for, while it is supported by either parts or spirit, it will be seldom heartily abhorred. The Roman tyrant was content to be hated, if he was but feared ; and there are thousands...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820 - 472 pages
...appears, it should raise hatred by the malignity of its practices, and contempt by the meanness of its stratagems : for while it is supported by either parts or spirit, it will be seldom heartily abhorred. The Roman tyrant was content to be hated, if he was tut feared ; and there are thousands...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820 - 462 pages
...appears, it should raise hatred by the malignity of its practices, and contempt by the meanness of its stratagems : for while it is supported by either parts or spirit, it will be seldom heartily abhorred. The Human tyrant was content to be hated, if he was but feared ; and there are thousands...
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The Life of John Moore, M.D.: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - 1820 - 84 pages
...it appears, it should raise hatred by the malignity of its practice, and contempt by the meanness of its stratagems; for while it is supported by either parts, or spirit, it will be seldom heartily abhorred. The Roman tyrant was content to be hated, if he was but feared; and there are thousands of...
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The life of John Moore, M. D. A view of society and manners in France ...

John Moore, Robert Anderson - 1820 - 450 pages
...it appears, it should raise hatred by the malignity of its practice, and contempt by the meanness of its stratagems ; for while it is supported by either parts, or spirit, it will be seldom heartily abhorred. The Roman tyrant was content to be hated, if he was but feared ; and there are thousands...
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The British Essayists: The Rambler

1823 - 466 pages
...stratagems : for while it is supported by either parts or spirit it will be seldom heartily abhorred. The Roman tyrant was content to be hated if he was...thousands of the readers of romances willing to be thought wicked if they may be allowed to be wits. It is therefore to be steadily inculcated that virtue is...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823 - 472 pages
...for while it is supported by either parts or spirit, it will be seldom heartily abhorred. The Human tyrant was content to be hated, if he was but feared...thousands of the readers of romances willing to be thought wicked, if they may be allowed to be wits. It is therefore to be steadily inculcated, that virtue is...
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