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" there is all the difference in the world between characters of nature and characters of manners; and there is the difference between the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson. Characters of manners are very entertaining; but they are to be understood... "
Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ... - Page 432
by Samuel Johnson - 1798 - 446 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...Rambler. He faid, Goldfmith had owned he had borrowed it from thence. " Sir, (continued he,) there is all the difference in the world between characters...fuperficial obferver, than characters of nature, where a man muft dive into the recefles of the human heart." It always appeared to me that he eftimated the compofitions...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...Rambler. He said, Goldsmith had owned he had borrowed it from thence. " Sir, (continued he) there is all the difference in the world between characters...difference between the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson. Characters of manners are very entertaining; but they are to be understood, by...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...Rambler. He said, Goldsmith had owned he had borrowed it from thence. " Sir (continued he), there is all the difference in the world between characters...difference between the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson. Characters of manners are very entertaining; but they are to be understood by...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...Rambler. He said, Goldsmith had owned he had borrowed it from thence. " Sir, (continued he) there is all the difference in the world between characters of nature and characters of manners ; and VOL. n. P 1768. there is the difference between the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson....
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 15

England - 1824
...Richardson's than in allTow Jonę.'-(— And in another, he thus explains the pioposition : ' There is all the difference in the world between characters of nature and characters of manners, and there is this difference between the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson. Characters of manners are...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...Rambler. He said, Goldsmith had owned he had borrowed it from thence. '* Sir (continued he), there is all the difference in the world between characters of nature and characters of manners; and thereto the difference between the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson. Characters of manners...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...Rambler. He said, Goldsmith had owned he had borrowed it from thence. " Sir, (continned he) there is all the difference in the world between characters...difference between the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson. Characters of manners are very entertaining ; but they are to be understood, by...
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Johnsoniana: From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
...his Rambler. He said, Goldsmith had owned he had borrowed it thence. " Sir," continued he, " there is all the difference in the world between characters...difference between the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson. Characters of manners are very entertaining; but they are to be understood by...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...had borrowed it thence. " Sir," continue*! he, " there is all the difference in the world bettveea characters of nature and characters of manners ; and...difference between the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson. Characters of manners are very entertaining ; but they are to be understood by...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...Rambler. He said, Goldsmith had owned he had borrowed it from thence. " Sir, (continued he) there is all the difference in the world between characters...nature and characters of manners ; and there is the differencf&etween the characters of Fielding and those of Richardson. Characters of manners are very...
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