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" It is true that of far the greater part of things we must content ourselves with such knowledge as description may exhibit or analogy supply; but it is true likewise that these ideas are always incomplete and that at least till we have compared them with... "
Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides: Which are Contained ... - Page 98
by Donald MacNicol - 1779 - 371 pages
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 384 pages
...analogy fupply; but ijt^Js true likewife, that thefe ideas are always incomplete, and that at leaft> till we have compared them with realities, we do not...to be juft. As we fee more, we become poflefled of njc*e certainties, and confequently gain mor.e principles of reaforiing, and found a wider .bafis of...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 268 pages
...analogy fupply; but it is true likewife, that thefe ideas are always incomplete, and that at leaft, till we have compared them with realities, we do not know them to be juft. As we fee more, we become polfcflcd of. more certainties, and confequently gain more principles of reafoning, and found a wider...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 39

English literature - 1775
...incomplete, and that at kail, till we have compared them with realities, we do not know themto bcjiill. As we fee more, we become poflefled of more certainties,...gain more principles of reafoning, and found a wider balls of analogy. ReJijaurmy to tie Weftern Iflands of Scotland. 37 ' Regions mountainous and wild,...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...analogy fupply ; but it is true likewife, that thefe ideas are always incomplete, and that at leaft, till we have compared them with realities, we do not...certainties, and confequently gain more principles ofreafoning, and found a wider bafis of analogy. Regions mountainous and wild, thinly inhabited, and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...analogy fupply ; but it is true likewife, that thefe ideas are always incomplete, and that at lead, till we have compared them with realities, we do not know them to be juft. As we fee more, we become pofiefTed of more certainties, and confcquently gain more principles of reafoning, and found a wider...
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...analogy fupply ; but, it is true likewife, that thefe ideas are always incomplete, and that at k.aft, till we have compared them with realities, we do not know them to be juft. As we fee more, we become poffefled of more certainties, and confequently gain more principles of rca Toning, and found a wider...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...analogy supply ; but it is true likewise, that these ideas are always incomplete, and that, at least, till we have compared them with realities, we do not know them to be just. As we see more, we become possessed of more certainties, and consequently gain more principles...
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...analogy supply ; but it is true likewise, that these ideas are always incomplete, aud that, at least, till we have compared them with realities, we do not know them to be just. As we see more, we become possessed of more certainties, and consequently gain more principles...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1810
...analogy supply ; but it is true like\vise, that these ideas are always incomplete, and that, at least, till we have compared them with realities, we do not know them to be just. As we see more, we become possessed of more certainties, and consequently gain more principles...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...analogy supply ; but it is true likewise, that these ideas are always incomplete, and that, at least, till we have compared them with realities, we do not know them to be just. As we see more, we become possessed of more certainties, and consequently gain more principles...
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