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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 156
by Samuel Johnson - 1781
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 25

Edmund Burke - 1800
...weakly credulous, nor wantonly fceptical ; his morality is neither dangeroufly lax, nor imprafticably rigid. All the enchantment of fancy, and all the cogency...recommend to the reader his real intereft, the care of pleafing the Author of his being. " Truth is fhown fometimes as the phantom of a vifion, fometimes...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
...in it enthufiaftick or fuperftitious : he appears neither weakly credulous nor wantonly fceptical ; his morality is neither dangeroufly lax, nor impracticably...recommend to the reader his real intereft, the care of pleafing the Author of his being. Truth is fhewn fbmetimes as the phantom of a vifion, fometimes appears...
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prefaces, biographical and critical, to the works of the english poets.

samuel johnson - 1781
...nothing in it enthufiaftick or fuperftitious: he appears neither weakly credulous nor wantonly fceptical; his morality is neither dangeroufly lax, nor impracticably...recommend to the reader his real intereft, the care of pleafing the Author of his being. Truth is fliewn fometimes as the phantom of a vifion,. fometimes...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...in it enthufiaftick or fuperftitious : he appears neither weakly credulous nor wantonly fceptical ; his morality is neither dangeroufly lax, nor impracticably...recommend to the reader his real intereft, the care of pleafing the Author of his being. Truth is fhewn fometimes as the phantom of a vifion, fometimes appears...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 52

Tobias Smollett - 1781
...in it enthufiaftick or fuperftitious : he appears neither weakly credulous nor wantonly tceptical ; his morality is neither dangeroufly lax, nor impracticably...argument are employed to recommend to the reader his i-cal intereft, the care of pleafing the author of his being. Truth is (hewn fometimes as the phantom...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 65

1781
...in it enthufiaftic or fuperflitious : he appears neither weakly credulous nor wantonly fcepiical ; his morality is neither dangeroufly lax, nor impracticably...cogency of argument, are employed to recommend to the leader his real intereft, the care of pleafing the Author, of his being. Truth is (hewn fometimes as...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...in it enthufiaftick or fuperftitious : he appears neither weakly credulous nor wantonly fceptical ; his morality is neither dangeroufly lax, nor impracticably...enchantment of fancy and all the cogency of argument arc employed to recommend to the reader his real intereft, the care of pleating the Author of his being....
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...fceptical; his morality is neither dangeroufly lax, nor impracticably rigid; All the en^ chantment of fancy, and all the cogency of argument, are employed...recommend to the reader his real intereft, the care of pleafing the Author of his being*, Truth is fhewn fometimes as the phantom of a vifion, fometimes appears...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 398 pages
...wantonly fceptical ; his. morality is neither dungeroufly lax, nor implacably rigid; All the enchantments of fancy, and all the cogency of argument, are employed...recommend to the reader his real intereft, the care of pleating the Author of his being. Truth is fhown fometimes as the phantom of a viiion, fometimes appears...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...in it enthufiaftick or fuperftitious : he appears neither weakly credulous, nor wantonly fceptical; his morality is neither dangeroufly lax, nor impracticably...recommend to the reader his real intereft, the care of pleafing the Author of his being. Truth is fhewn fometimes as the phantom. of a vifion ; fometimes...
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