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" This distinction of seasons is produced only by imagination operating on luxury. To temperance, every day is bright ; and every hour is propitious to diligence. He that shall resolutely excite his faculties, or exert his virtues, will soon make himself... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson - Page 44
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...wind for the only blessings which nature has put into our power, tranquillity, and benevolence.- — This distinction of seasons is produced only by imagination...blasts of the east, and the clouds of the south." Alas! it is too certain, that where the frame has delicate fibres, and there is a fine sensibility,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...the wind for the only blessings which nature has put into our power, tranquillity and benevolence. This distinction of seasons is produced only by imagination...blasts of the east, and the clouds of the south'.' ' See post, July 14 and 26, 1763, April 14, 1775, and Aug. 2, 1784, note, for instances in which Johnson...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...the wind for the only blessings which nature has put into our power, tranquillity and benevolence. This distinction of seasons is produced only by imagination...damp, the blasts of the east, and the clouds of the soudi1.' 1 See post, July 14 and 26, 1763, April 14, 1775, and Aug. 2, 1784, note, for instances in...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 33

British essayists - 1802
...He that shall resolutely excite his faculties, or exert his virtues, will soon make himself superior to the seasons, and may set at defiance the morning...and the clouds of the south. It was the boast of the Stoic philosophy, to make man unshaken by calamity, and unelated by success ; incorruptible by pleasure,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 9

English literature - 1803
...He that shall resolutely excite his faculties, or exert his virtues, will soon make himself superior to the seasons, and may set at defiance the morning...and the clouds of the south. It was the boast of the Stoic philosophy, to make man unshaken by calamity, and undated by success, incorruptible by pleasure,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...hour is propitious to diligence. •'1^ He that shall resolutely excite his faculties, or exert 49.' his virtues, will soon make himself superiour to the...blasts of the east, and the clouds of the south." Alas ! it is too certain, that where the frame has delicate fibres, and there is a fine sensibility,...
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Works, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...He that shall resolutely excite his faculties, or exert his virtues, will soon make himself superior to the seasons, and may set at defiance the morning...incorruptible by pleasure, and invulnerable by pain : these are heights of wisdom which none ever attained, and to which few can aspire: but there arc lower degrees...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...He that shall resolutely excite his faculties, or exert his virtues, will soon make himself superior to the seasons, and may set at defiance the morning...evening damp, the blasts of the east, and the clouds CI 1 oi the south. It was the boast of the Stoick philosophy, to make man unshaken by calamity, and...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 3

1814
...in like manner enabled him to * Dr. Johnsoni keep his mind in continual employment, thereby " settmg at defiance the morning mist and the evening damp...blasts of the east, and the clouds of the south."* He knew not that "letharg' of indolence" that follows the inordinate gratifications of the tab'* ."...
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The Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

Books - 1814
...enabled him to • Dr. Johnson. keep his mind in continual employment, thereby " setting at defiince the morning mist and the evening damp — the blasts of the east, and the clouds of the south."* He knew not that "lethargy of indolence" that follows the inordinate gratifications of the table. His...
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