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" ... dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears; and of daring resolution, so that I was inclined to rush into the thickest part of the battle. ' Sir, (said he,) I should never hear it, if it made me such a fool. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 442
by James Boswell - 1807
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...often to agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensations of pathetic dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears; and of daring resolution,...should never hear it, if it made me such a fool." Another time, after having talked slightingly of musick, he was observed to listen very attentively...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1816
...often to agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensations of pathetic dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears ; and of daring...That air, which instantly and irresistibly excites in the Swiss, when in a foreign land, the maladie du pais, has, lam told, no intrinsick power of sound....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...ready to shed tears; and of during resolution, so thut I was inclined to rush into the thickest purt of the battle. "Sir, (said he,) I should never hear...if it made me such a fool." Much of the effect of music, 1 am satisfied, is owing to the association of ideas. That air, which instantly and irresistibly...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...often to agitate, my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensations of pathetic dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears; and of daring resolution,...should never hear it, if it made me such a fool." Another time, after having talked slightingly of musick, he was observed to listen very attentively...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensasions of pathetic dejection, so that 1 was ready to shed tears; and of daring resolution,...the thickest part of the battle. "Sir, (said he,) 1 should never hear it, if it made me such a fool." Much of the effectof music, I am satisfied, Ąsowing...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 4

James Boswell - 1821
...often to agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensations of pathetick dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears; and of daring resolution,...That air, which instantly and irresistibly excites in the Swiss, when in a foreign land, the maladie dupais, has, I am told, no intrinsick power of sound....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...often to agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensations of pathetic dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears ; and of daring...Much of the effect of musick, I, am satisfied, is owingto the association of ideas. That air, which instantly and irresistibly excites in the Swiss,...
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The Table Talk of Dr. Johnson: Comprising Opinions and Anecdotes of Life and ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - Table-talk - 1825 - 352 pages
...often to agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensations of 'pathetic dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears ; and of daring...should never hear it, if it made me such a fool." Another time, after having talked slightingly of music, he was observed to listen very attentively...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...often to agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensations of pathetick dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears ; and of daring...That air which instantly and irresistibly excites in the Swiss, when in a foreign land, the " maladie du pais," has, I am told, no intrinsick power 1...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...often to agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mind alternate sensations of pathetic dejection, so that I was ready to shed tears ; and of daring...if it made me such a fool." Much of the effect of music, I am satisfied, is owing to the association of ideas. That air, which instantly and irresistibly...
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