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" There are many who think it an Act of Piety to hide the Faults or Failings of their Friends, even when they can no longer suffer by their Detection; we therefore see whole Ranks of Characters adorned with uniform Panegyrick, and not to be known from one... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 4
by James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1750
...intereft, his fear, his gratitude, or his tendernefs, overpower his fidelity, and and tempt him to conceal, if not to invent. There are many who think it an act...therefore fee whole ranks of characters adorned with uniforin panegyric ; and not to be known from one another, but by extrinfic and cafual circumftances....
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The Rambler. ...

Samuel Johnson - 1763
...overpower his fidelity, and tempt him to conceal, if not to invent. There arc many who think it an zQ. of piety to hide the faults or failings of their friends, even wjien they can no longer fuffer by their dete&ion; we therefore fee whole ranks of characters adorned...
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The Rambler: In Four Volumes..

Samuel Johnson - 1784
...intertft, his fear, his gratitude, or his tendernefs, overpower his fidelity, and tempt him to conceal, if not to invent. There. are many who think it an act of piety to hide the faults or tailings of itl\eir friends, even when they can no longer iufler by their detection ; we therefore...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...an an of piety to hide the i'aula or failings of their friends, even when they can no lonprr fuffcr by their detection ; we therefore fee whole ranks...panegyrick, and not to be known from one another, but by extrinGck and cafui! ciiciimilanccs. ' Let me remember,' fays Hale, ' when I find myfelf inclin' ixl...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 463 pages
...overpower his fidelity, and tempt him to conceal, if not to invent. There are many wh» think it an aft of piety to hide the faults or failings of their 'friends,...panegyrick, and not to be known from one another, but by intrinfick and cafual circumftances. ' Let me remember,* fays Hale, ' when I find myfelf inclin' ed...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...interest, his fear, his gratitude, or his tenderness overpower his fidelity, and tempt him to conceal, if not to invent. There are many who think it an act...failings of their friends, even when they can no longer suffer by their detection ; we therefore see whole ranks of characters adorned with, uniform panegyrick,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...interest, his fear, his gratitude, or his tenderness overpower his fidelity, and tempt him to conceal, if not to invent There are many who think it an act...failings of their friends, even when they can no longer suffer by their detection ; we therefore see whole ranks of characters adorned with uniform panegyrick,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...his fear, his gratitude, or his tenderness overpower his fidelity, and tempt him to conceal, if^not to invent. There are many who think it an act of piety...failings of their friends, even when they can no longer suffer by their detection ; we therefore see whole ranks of characters adorned with uniform panegyrick,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...gratitude, or his tendernefs, overpower his fidelity, and tempt him to conceal, if not to invent. There arc many who think it an act of piety to hide the faults...to be known from one another, but by extrinfick and caiual circumftances. " Let me remember," fays Hale, " when I " find .myfelf inclined to pity a criminal,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...intereft, his fear, his gratitude, or his tendernefs, overpower his fidelity, and tempt him to conceal, if not to invent. There are many who think it an act of piety to hide the faults or failings of their V friends, even when they can no longer fuffer by their I detection ; we therefore fee whole ranks...
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