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" Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad till the judge determines it. I have said that you are to state facts fairly; so that your thinking, or what you call knowing, a cause to be bad must be from reasoning, must be from your supposing your arguments... "
Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ... - Page 153
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
...judge." BOSWELL. " But what do you think of fupporting a caufe which you know to be bad ?'* JOHNSON. " Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad till the...from your fuppofing your arguments to be weak and inconclufive. But, Sir, that is not enough. An argument which does not convince yourfelf, may convince...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...judge." BOSWELL. " But what do you think of fupporting a caufc which you know to be bad ?" JoHNSON. " Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad till the...are to ftate facts fairly; fo that your thinking, or wlrat you call knowing a caule to be bad, muf t be from reafoning, muft be from your fuppofing your...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...judge." BOSWELL* " But what do you think of fupporting a caufe which you know to be bad ?" JoHNSON. " Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad till the Judge deter- mines it, I have faid that you are to ftate facts fairly ; fo that your thinking,, or what...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...judge." BOSWELL. " But what do you think of supporting a cause which you know to be bad ?" JOHNSON. " Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad till the judge determines it. I have said that you are to state facts fairly ; so that your thinking, or what you call knowing, a cause...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...judge." —BOSWELL. " But what do you think of supporting a cause which you know to be bad?"—J. " Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad till the Judge determines it. I have said that you are to state facts fairly; so that your thinking, or what you call knowing, a cause to...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...judge." BOSWELL. " But what do you think of supporting a cause which you know to be bad !" JOHNSON. " Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad till the judge determines it. I have said that you are to state facts fairly ; so that your thinking, or what you call knowing, a cause...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...what do you think of supporting a cause which you know to be bad ?" JOHNSON. " Sir, you do not kuow it to be good or bad till the judge determines it. I have said that you are to state facts fairly ; so that your thinking, or whut you call knowing, a cause...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...: you are not to tell lies to a judge." — BOSWELL. " But what do you think of supporting a cause which you know to be bad?" — J, " Sir, you do not...be good or bad till the Judge determines it. I have said that you are to state facts fairly ; so that your thinking, or what you call knowing, a cause...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...judge." BOSWELL. " But what do you think of supporting a Canse which you know to be bad ?" JOHNSON. " Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad, till the judge determines it. I have said, that you are to state facts fairly ; so that your thinking, or what you call knowing, a canse...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...judge." BOSWELL. " But what do you think of supporting a cause which you know to be bad ?" JOHNSON. " Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad, till the judge determines it. 1 have said, that you are to state facts fairly; so that your thinking, or what you call knowing, a...
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