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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 75
1823
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The English Master: Or, Student's Guide to Reasoning and Composition ...

William Banks - English language - 1823 - 399 pages
...be engaged in the like part. " For this reason, these familiar histories may 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 British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 15-16

British essayists - 1823
...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 British Essayists: Rambler

English essays - 1823
...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 British Essayists: Rambler

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...be made of greater use than the solemnities of professed morality, and convey the knowledge of" nee and virtue with more efficacy than axioms and definitions. But if the power of example is so great, M to take possession of the memory by a kind of violence, and produce effects almost without the intervention...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...engaged in the like part. For this reason, these familiar histories may perhaps be made of greater use arts h 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.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...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...knowledge of vice and virtue with more efficacy than f axioms and definitions. But if the power of exf ample is so great, as to take possession of the \...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...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, core ought to be taken, that, when the choice is unrestrained,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...For this reason, these familiar histories may perhaps be made of greater use than the solemnities oi professed morality, and convey the knowledge of vice and virtue with more eliieacy than axioms and definitions. But if the power of example is so great, as to take possession...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...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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