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The works of Samuel Johnson - Page 279
by Samuel Johnson - 1816
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...bounded, by the /lender force of human beings. It is therefore of the utmoft importance that thofe who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a reputation fuperior to names hourly ("wept away by time among the refufe of fame, fliould add to tlieir reafon,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...bounded, by the (lender force of human beings. It is therefore of the utmoft importance that thofe who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a reputation fuperior to names hourly fwept away by time among the refufe of fame, fhould add to their reafon, and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...bounded, by the flender force of human beings. It is therefore of the utmoft importance that thole who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a reputation fuperior to names hourly fwept away by time among the refule of fame, fhould add to their reafon, and...
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The rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...bounded, by the flender force of human beings. It is therefore of the utmoft importance that thofe who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a reputation fuperior to names hourly fwept away by time among the refufe of fame, fhould add to their reafon, and...
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Solitude Considered with Respect to Its Influence Upon the Mind and the ...

Johann Georg von Zimmermann, J. B. Mercier - Solitude - 1794 - 420 pages
...bounded, by the flender force of human " beings. It is therefore of the utmoft importance " that thofe who have any intention of deviating " from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a reputation fuperior to names hourly fwept " away by time among the refufe of fame, " fhould add to their reafon...
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Solitude: Considered with Respect to Its Influence Upon the Mind and the Heart

Solitude - 1795 - 328 pages
...bounded, by the flender force of human " beings. It is therefore of the utmoft importance " that thofe who have any intention of deviating " from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a reputation fuperior to names hourly fwept away by time .among the refufe of fame, fhould add to their reafon and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...bounded, by the ilender force of hvman beings. It is therefore of the utmoft importance that thofe who have any intention <of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a reputation fuperiour to names hourly fwept away by time among the rcfufe of fame, fhoukl add to their reafon,...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1801
...bounded, by the (lender force of human beings. It is therefore of the utmoft importance that thofe who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a -reputation fuperior to names hourly fwept away by time among the refufe of fame, fhould add to their reafon, and...
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Select British Classics, Volume 5

English literature - 1803
...overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion ; yet those petty operations, incessantly'continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains...the beaten roads of life, and acquiring a reputation superior to names hourly swept away by time among the refuse of fame, should add to their reason and...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...by this - that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals; it is therefore of the utmost importance' that those...who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roada of life, and acquiring a reputation superior to names hourly swept away by time among therefuse...
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