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" For this reason these familiar histories may perhaps be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey the knowledge of vice and virtue with more efficacy than axioms and definitions. But if the power of example is so great... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 73
1823
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...engaged in the like part. For this reason, these familiar histories may perhaps be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey...memory by a kind of violence, and produce effects almost without the intervention of the will, care ought to be taken, that, when the choice is unrestrained,...
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No Fiction:: A Narrative, Founded on Recent and Interesting Facts

Andrew Reed - 1819
...n'est pas tonjours vraisemblable." " These familiar histories may, perhaps, be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey...virtue with more efficacy than axioms and definitions." DR. JOHNSON. *«on» JEHittem. VOLUME II. ; j llantron: WOH FRANCIS WESTLET, 10, STATIONER'S COCRT,...
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A Grammar of the English Language: In a Series of Letters. Intended for the ...

William Cobbett - English language - 1819 - 186 pages
...correspondent faults, and l/wre"fore, If exhibit either apart is to deviate from " probability."— R. Ne. 4. " But, if the power of example is so great as to " take possession of the memory by a kind of violence, care ought to be taken, that,' when the " choice is unrestrained, the best examples only " should be...
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No Fiction:: A Narrative, Founded on Recent and Interesting Facts

Andrew Reed - 1819
...familiar histories may, perhaps, be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed moral if y, and convey the knowledge of vice and virtue with more efficacy than anxioms and definitions." Dr. JOHNSON. IS&ittou. VOLUME I. Honlron : PRINTED FOR FRANCIS TTESTLET,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...engaged in the like part. For this reason these familiar histories may perhaps be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey...memory by a kind of violence, and produce effects almost without the intervention of the will, care ought to be taken, that, when the choice is unrestrained,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...engaged in the like part. For this reason these familiar histories may perhaps be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey...memory by a kind of violence, and produce effects almost without the intervention of the will, care ought to be taken, that, when the choice is unrestrained,...
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No Fiction: A Narrative, Founded on Recent and Interesting Facts, Volume 2

Andrew Reed - 1820
...n'est pas toujours vraisemblable." " These familiar histories may, perhaps, be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey...virtue with more efficacy than axioms and definitions." DR. JOHNSON. ittoii, comcteO. VOLUME II. PBINTEB FOB FRANCIS WESTLET, 10, STATIONER'S CODRT, AND AVE-MARIA...
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No Fiction: A Narrative, Founded on Recent and Interesting Facts, Volume 1

Andrew Reed - 1820
...n'est pas toujoars vraisemblable." " These familiar histories may, perhaps, be made of greater use (ban the solemnities of professed morality, and convey...virtue with more efficacy than axioms and definitions." DR. JOHNSON. JiUihon, roi vcrtrO. VOLUME I. Hontton : PRIVTF.D FOR FRANCIS WESTLEV, 10. STATIONER'S...
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No Fiction: A Narrative, Founded on Recent and Interesting Facts, Volume 2

Andrew Reed - 1820
...vrai n'est pas toujours vraisemhlable. " These familiar histories may, perhaps, be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey...knowledge of vice and virtue with more efficacy than axiomi and definitions." DR. JOHNSON. corocteft. VOLUME II. Hontton : PRINTED FOR FRANCIS WESTLEY,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...engaged in the like part. For For this reason these familiar histories may perhaps be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey the knowledge of vice and virtue with nwejejffica.cy_than_ axiomg. .ajo 4 jj<$jni£ip n s... l^ut if thepower of example is so great as to...
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