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" If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot see of what use it can be to read the account; or why it may not be as safe to turn the eye immediately upon mankind as upon a ' mirror which shows all that presents itself without discrimination. "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 75
1823
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 16

1818
...practices. If the world be (by novelists) promiscuously described, I cannot see of what use it cm be tu read the account : or why it may not be as safe to turn tlie eye immediately on mankind as upon a mirror which shews all that presents itself without discrimination....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...discoloured by passion, or deformed by wickedness. If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot see of what use it can be to read the account : or why...eye immediately upon mankind as upon a mirror which shews all that presents itself without discrimination. It is therefore not a sufficient vindication...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...discoloured by passion or deformed by wickedness . If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot see of what use it can be to read the account : or why...safe to turn the eye immediately upon mankind, as ugpn a mirrour which shows all that presents itself without ^discrimination. It is therefore not a...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...discoloured by passion, or deformed by wickedness. If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot see of what use it can be to read the account : or why...may not be as safe to turn the eye immediately upon 24 -THE RAMBLER. No. 4. mankind as upon a mirror which shews all that presents itself without discrimination....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...discoloured by passion, or deformed by wickedness. If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot see of what use it can be to read the account : or why...may not be as safe to turn the eye immediately upon 24 THE RAMBLER. No. 4mankind as upon a mirror which shews all that presents itself without discrimination....
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The British Essayists: The Rambler

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...discoloured by passion or deformed by wickedness. If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot see of what use it can be to read the account; or why...therefore not a sufficient vindication of a character, 1 1 ml, is, is drawn as it appears, fonnany characters ought never to be drawn ; nor of a narrative,...
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The British Essayists: Rambler

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...discoloured by passion, or deformed by wickedness. If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot see of what use it can be to read the account; or why...eye immediately upon mankind as upon a mirror which shews all that presents itself without discrimination. It is therefore not a sufficient vindication...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 22

1823
...and success, to regulate their own practices. If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot we of what use it can be to read the account, or why...eye immediately upon mankind, as upon a mirror which shews all that presents itself with, out discrimination. It is not a sufficient vindication of a narrative,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...discoloured by passion, or deformed by wickedness. If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot see of what use it can be to read the account ; or why...to turn the eye immediately upon mankind as upon a mirrour which shews all that presents itself without discrimination. It is therefore not a sufficient...
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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...discoloured by passion, or deformed by wickedness If the world be promiscuously described, I cannot яте of what use it can be to read the account : or why it may not be aa safe to turn mankind aa upon a that presents itself withthe eye immediately mirror which shows out...
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