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" It may be justly supposed that there was in his conversation, what appears so frequently in his letters, an affectation of familiarity with the great, an ambition of momentary equality sought and enjoyed by the neglect of those ceremonies which custom... "
Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ... - Page 406
by Samuel Johnson - 1798 - 446 pages
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...exact computer, and knew the minutes required to every common pperation. It may be juftly fuppofed that there was in his converfation, what appears fo...eftablifhed as the barriers between one order of fociety 7 and. and another. This tranfgreffion of regularity was by himfelf and his admirers termed greatnefs...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden ..., Volumes 3-4

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...exact computer, and knew the minutes required to every common, operation. It may be juftly fuppofed that there was in his converfation, what appears fo...by the neglect of thofe ceremonies which cuftom has eftablimed as the barriers between one order of fociety 7 and another. This tranfgreffion of regularity...
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PREFACES BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL TO THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS.

SAMUEL JOHNSON - 1781
...exact computer, and knew the minutes required to every common operation. It may be juftly fuppofed that there was in his converfation, what appears fo...equality fought and enjoyed, by the neglect of thofe cerenipnics \vhich cullom has eilablifhcd as the barriers between one order of fociety and another....
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English ..., Volume 58

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...exact computer, and knew the minutes required to every common operation. It may be juftly fuppofed that there was in his converfation, what appears fo...ambition of momentary equality fought and enjoyed by the neglecl of thofe ceremonies which cuftom lias eftablifhed as the barBarriers between one order of fociety...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...knew the minutes required to every common, pperation. It may be juftly fuppofed that there was in Iris converfation, what appears fo frequently in his Letters,...ambition of momentary equality fought and enjoyed by the negledl of thofe ceremonies which cuftom has eftablimed as the barriers between one order of fociety...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...obfervation which Johnfon makes in Swift's life fhould be often inculcated: " It may be jutlly fuppofed, that there was in his converfation what appears fo...his letters, an affectation of familiarity with the oreat, an ambition of momentary equality, fought and enjoyed by the neglect of thofe ceremonies "which...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Swift. Thompson. Watts ...

1794
...fuppofcd, that there was in his converfation, what appears fo frequently in hii ktters, an affeftation of familiarity with the great, an ambition of momentary...and enjoyed by the neglect of thofe ceremonies which cuilom has eílabliíhcd as the barriers between one order of fociety and another. This tranfgrcflion...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

English poetry - 1794
...exact computer, and knew the minutes required to every common operation. It may be juftly fuppofed that there was in his converfation, what appears fo...in his Letters, an affectation of familiarity with with the Great, an ambition of momentary equality fought and enjoyed by the negle& of thofe ceremonies...
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Tale of a Tub: Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind. To which ...

Jonathan Swift - 1798 - 260 pages
...only excepted,) mould rank himfelf in the number of his friends. Indeed it may juftly be fuppoled, that there was in his converfation what appears fo...by the neglect of thofe ceremonies which cuftom has eftablimed, as the barriers between one order of fociety and another. Dr. Johnfon obferves, and not...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...every commoB operation. It maybe justly supposed that there was in his conversation, what appears so frequently in his Letters, an affectation of familiarity...with the Great, an ambition of momentary equality sought and enjoyed by the neglect of those ceremonies which custom has established as the barriers...
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