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" It is therefore not a sufficient vindication of a character that it is drawn as it appears; for many characters ought never to be drawn: nor of a narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to observation and experience; for that observation which... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 75
1823
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The Rambler, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English essays - 1750
...narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to obfervation and experience, for that obfervation which is called knowledge of the world, will be found...more frequently to make men cunning than good. The purpofe of thefe writings is furely not only to fhow mankind, but to provide that they may be feen...
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The Rambler. ...

Samuel Johnson - 1752
...agreeable to obfervation and experience, for ti>U:gbffrvaticn which is called knowledge of the wci Id, will be found much more frequently to make men cunning than good. The jp.urpofe of thefe writings is furely not or.ly to fhow mankind, but to provide that they may fye feen...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to obfervation and experience, for that oblervation which is called knowledge of the world will be found much more frequently to make men cunningthangood. The purpofe of thefc writings is furely not only to (hew mankind, but to proride that...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to obfervation and experience, for that obiervation which is called knowledge of the world will be found...more frequently to make men cunning than good. The purpofe of thefe writings is furely not only to fhow mankind, but to provide that they may be feen...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...narraiive, that t!ie train of events is agreeable to obfervation and experience, for thit obfervation wliich is called knowledge of the world will be found much...more frequently to make men cunning than good. The purpofe of thele writings is furely not only to fhow m.mlund, but to provide that they may be fecn...
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A Full Inquiry Into the Subject of Suicide: To which are Added (as Being ...

Charles Moore - Dueling - 1790 - 405 pages
...events is agreeable to obfervation and experience — " for that obfervation, \vhich is t; called " called knowledge of the world, will be found much...frequently to make men cunning than « good." — The purpofe of thefe writings is furely, not only to (how mankind, but to provide that they may be feen...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...narrative, that the train of events is agreeable to obfervation and experience, for that obfervation which is called knowledge of the world will be found...more frequently to make men cunning than good. The purpole of thefe writings is furely not only to fhow mankind, but to provide that they may be feen...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 463 pages
...narrative, that the train of events is agreeable- to obfervation and experience, for that obfervation which is called knowledge of the world will be found much more frequently to make men cunning than pood. The purpoleof thefe writings is i'urcly not only to Ihew mankind, but to provide that they may...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 13, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...of a narrative, . у ' that the train of events is agreeable to obfervation ; for that obfervation which is called knowledge of the world will be found...more frequently to make men cunning than good. The purpofe of thefe writings is furely not only to (how mankind, but to provide that they may be feen...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1801
...drawn; nor of a narrative, rative, that the train of events is agreeable to obfervation and experience, for that observation which is called knowledge of...more frequently to make men cunning than good. The purpofe of thefe writings is furely not only to fhew mankind, but to provide that they may be feen...
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