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" But surely,' interposed the prince, 'you suppose the chief motive of choice forgotten or neglected. Whenever I shall seek a wife, it shall be my first question whether she be willing to be led by reason.' 'Thus it is,' said Nekayah, 'that philosophers... "
Rasselas: A Tale - Page 90
by Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 135 pages
...shall be my first Question, whether she be willing to be led by reason?" "Thus it is," said Nekayah, "that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand...decide; Questions that elude investigation, and make losic ridiculous ; cases where something must be done, and where little can be said. Consider the state...
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The Modern Griselda: A Tale

Maria Edgeworth - 1805 - 203 pages
...deaire to chide." THERE are, says Dr. Johnson, a thousand familiar disputes which reason can never decide ; questions that elude investigation, and make...ridiculous — cases where something must be done, and \\herj little can be said, **** Wretched would be the pairabovtall names of wretchedness, who should...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...be my first question, whether she be willing to be led by reason ?" " Thus it is," said Nekayah, " that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand...decide ; questions that elude investigation and make logick ridiculous ; cases where something must be done, and where little can be said. Consider the...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 184 pages
...shall be my first question, whether she be willing to^be led by reason ?" " Thus it is, said Nekayah, that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand...of mankind, and inquire how few can be supposed to aft upon any occasions, whether. smallor great, with all the reasons of action present to their minds....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...familiar disputes which reason never can decide ; questions that elude investigation and make logick ridiculous ; cases where something must be done, and...small or great, with all the reasons of action present present to their minds. Wretched would be the pair' above all nanles of wretchedness, who should be...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 179 pages
...be my first question, whether she be willing to be led by reason ?" " Thus it is," said Nekayah, " that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand...investigation, and make logic ridiculous; cases where somcjthing Kiust be done, and where little can be said. Consider the state of mankind, and inqvure...
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Works, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...be my first question, whether she be willing to be led by reason ?" " Thus it is," said Nekayah, " that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand familiar disputes which reason can never decide ; questions that elude investigation and make logick ridiculous ; cases where something...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - 1811 - 234 pages
...be my first question, whether she be willing to be led by reason ?" li Thus it is," said Nekayah, " that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand familiar disputes which reason can never decide ; questions that elude investigation and make logick ridiculous ; cases where something...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1815 - 264 pages
...shall be my first question, whether she be willing lo be led by reason 1" "Thus it is," said Nekayah, that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand...ridiculous ; cases where something must be done, and whore little can be said. Consider the state of mankind, and inquire how few can be supposed to act...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 205 pages
...be my first question, whether she be willing to be led by reason ?" " Thus it is," said Nekayah, " that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand...where something must be done, and where little can he said. Consider the state of mankind, and enquire how few can be supposed to act upon any occasions.,...
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