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An Account of Corsica: The Journal of a Tour to that Island : and Memoirs of ... - Page 322
by James Boswell - 1768 - 384 pages
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An Account of Corsica: The Journal of a Tour to that Island; and Memoirs of ...

James Boswell - Authors, Scottish - 1768 - 382 pages
...a fufficlcnt anfwer in a general remark in /> one of his excellent papers. ' Difference of thoughts will produce difference of language. He that thinks...than another, •will want words of larger meaning. (<z) x I hope to be pardoned for this digrcffion, wherein I pay a juft tribute of veneration and gratitude...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...the -vulgar. This is a precept fpecious enough, but not always practicable. Difference of thoughts will produce difference of language. He that thinks...extent than another will want words of larger meaning ; he that thinks with more iubtilty will feek for terms of more nice difcrimination ; and where is...
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The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy

Royal Irish Academy - Ireland - 1787
...on the fecond plea, the greater diftinctneft of fignification. " Difference of thoughts," he fays, " will produce " difference of language : he that thinks...than " another, will want words of larger meaning; he that thinks *' with more fubtilty, will feek for terms of more nice difcrimi** nation." In this...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...with the vulgar. This is a precept fpecious enough, but not always practicable. Difference of thoughts will produce difference of language. He that thinks...extent than another will want words of larger meaning ,. he that thinks with more fubtilty will feek for terms of more nice difcrimination ; and where is...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...tie vulgar. This is í piccept fpecious enough, but notalwavt pi iclicable. Difference of thoughts will produce difference of language. He that thinks...extent than another will want words of larger meaning; he that thinks with more luhtilty wiU feck for terms oï move \\\« and \v\ute \» Л ire but the images...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...the "vulgar. This is a precept fpecious enough, but not always practicable. Difference of thoughts will produce difference of language. He that thinks...extent than another will want words of larger meaning; he that thinks with more fubtilty will feek for terms of more nice difcrimination ; and where is the...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 52

English literature - 1790
...the fécond plea, the greater diftinctnefa of lignification. " Difference of thoughts," he fays, " will produce difference of language: he that thinks...extent than another, will want words of larger meaning ; he that thinks with more fubtilty, will fetk termi of more nice difcriminition." In this argument...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...they are evidently an advantage, for without them his ftately ideas would be confined and cramped. " He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning 5 .'* He once told me, that he had formed his ftyle upon that of Sir 'William Temple, and upon Chambers's...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...they are evidently an advantage, for without them his ftately ideas would be confined and cramped. " He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning5." He once told me, that he had formed his ftyle upon that of Sir William Temple, and upon...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...they are evidently an advantage, for without them his stately ideas would be confined and cramped. ' He that thinks with more extent than another, will want words of larger meaning'.' He once told me, that he had formed his style upon that of Sir William Temple', and upon Chambers 's...
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