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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...often to agitate my nerves painfully, producing in my mina alternate sensations of pathetic dejection, [ +ז E8/ $ $ X q (˄&H Y H y r h(C /' d y ѱ ett'ect of music, I am satisfied, is owinjj to the association of ideas. That air, which instantly...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...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...the battle. " Sir," said he, " I should never hear of it, if it made me such a fool." Much of the effect of musick, I am satisfied, is owing to the association...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1831
...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...the battle. " Sir," said he, " I should never hear of it, if it made me such a fool." Much of the effect of musick, I am satisfied, is owing to the association...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Including A Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1843
...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,...the battle. " Sir," said he, " I should never hear of it, if it made me such a fool." Much of the effect of musick, I am satisfied, is owing to the association...
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The Living Age, Volume 198

1893
...certain strains of music, as being so great as to make him ready to shed tears. " Sir," he replied, " I should never hear it if it made me such a fool." Indeed, unless his own heart were touched, he was intolerant of what he was inclined to consider an...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 7

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1848
...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 I was inclined to rush into the thickest part , / / 1 i '/vt^-^t*- it- ^ , of the battle. " Sir," said he, " I should never hear lA^^/ • of it,...
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Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864
...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...into the thickest part of the battle. " Sir," said Johnson, " I should never hear of it, if it made me such a fool." Much of the effect of music, I am...
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Bible music, variations on musical themes from Scripture

Francis Jacox - 1871
...—Cur. of Lit., First Series, 87. Boswell records himself satisfied that much of the effect of music is owing to the association of ideas : " That air which, instantly and irresistibly, excites in the Swiss, when in a foreign land, the maladie du pays, has, I am told, no intrinsic power of sound."...
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Bible Music: Being Variations, in Many Keys, on Musical Themes from Scripture

Francis Jacox - Music - 1872 - 330 pages
...—Cur. of Lit., First Series, 87. Boswell records himself satisfied that much of the effect of music is owing to the association of ideas : " That air which, instantly and irresistibly, excites in the Swiss, when in a foreign land, the maladie du pays, has, I am told, no intrinsic power of sound."...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 pages
...of pathetic dejection, so that I wiu ready to shed tears ; and of daring resolution, so that I woi inclined to rush into the thickest part of the battle....if it made me such a fool.' Much of the effect of music, I am gatiified, ii owing to the association of ideas. Tht air, which instantly and irresistibly...
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