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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 ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1884
...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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Johnson: His Characteristics and Aphorisms

James Hay - Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 - 1884 - 173 pages
...debasement, and the good may enjoy without deprivation. — Anecdotes of Johnson by Dr. Parr. Music I should never hear it, if it made me such a fool.— Life. September 23, 1777. Where mystery or secrecy begins, vice or roguery is not far off. — Sir...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...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...should never hear it, if it made me such a fool.' 3 This is the tune that William Crotch (Dr. Crotch) was heard playing before he was two years and a...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...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...should never hear it, if it made me such a fool.' 1 Set f ost, May 15, 1783, note. 3 This is the tune that William * In the first three editions of Bos-...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's ..., Volume 3; Volumes 1776-1780

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1887
...wastes survey, Reg. xxii. 79. Or in yon roofless cloister stray.' 4 See ante, under Dec. 17, I775Much of the effect of musick, I am satisfied, is owing...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 of sound....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1888
...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 I was inclined to rush into the thickest part of a battle. " Sir (said he,) I should never hear it, if it made me such a fool." Much of the effect of...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1889
...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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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From English and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Citations anglaises - 1889 - 701 pages
...3672 Ber9er (Elizabeth S. Sheppard) : Charles Auchestcr. Pt. ii. Ch. 6. Much of the effect of music, I am satisfied, is owing to the association of ideas. That air which constantly and irresistibly excites in the Swiss, when in a foreign land, the malndie du pays has,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1889
...was inclined to rush into the thickest part of the battle. " Sir," said he, " I should never hear of it, 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 ; istantly and irresistibly...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - English literature - 1890 - 526 pages
...born ai pirnsc, ĦĦi Scuiland, in i/-'3, and died ip 3*4 r Док 68.] ROSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON. 3'S nt, and correct the stubborn. " If we inquire into...ministers of the word exercising the whole authority music, I am satisfied, is owing to the association of ideas. That air, which instantly and - irresistibly...
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