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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 118
by Samuel Johnson - 1806
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...Productions of the laft bounteous Year, how many can be faid to ferveany Purpofe of Ufe or Pleafure ? The only End of writing is to enable the Readers better...Life, or better to endure it : and how will either of thofe be put more in our Power by him who tells us, that we are Puppets, of which fome Creature not...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...the laft bounteous Year, how many can be faid to ferve any Purpofe of Ufe or Pleafure? The only Eivi of writing is to enable the Readers better to enjoy...Life, or better to endure it : and how will either of thofe be put more in our Power by him who tells us, that we are Puppets, of which fome Creature not...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces. ...

1774
...many pan be, fafd to ferve any Purpofe of Ufe or Pleafure ? .The only.Tind of writing is to en- ^ able the Readers better to enjoy Life, or better to endure .it : and how will either of thofe be put more in our Power by him who tells us, that we are Puppets, of which fome Creature not...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...productions of the laft bounteous year, how many can be faid to ferve any purpofe of ufe or pleafure? The only end of writing is to enable the readers better...life, or better to endure it : and how will either of thofe be put more in our power by him who tells us, that we are puppets, of which fbme creature not...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...productions of the laft bounteous year, how many can be faid to ferve any purpofe of ufe or pleafure? The only end of writing is to enable the readers better...life, or better to endure it : and how will either of thofe be put more in our power by him who tells us, that we are puppets, of which fome creature not...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...productions of the laft bounteous year, how many can be faid to ferve any purpofe of ufe or pleafure ? The only end of writing is to enable the readers better...life, or better to endure it : and how will either of thofe be put more in our power by him who tells us that we are puppets, of which fome creature not...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...productions of the laft bounteous year, how many can be faid to ferve any purpofe of ufe or pleafure ? The only end of writing is to enable the readers better...life, or better to endure it : and how will either of thofe be put more in our power by him who tells us that we are puppets, of which fome creature not...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...of some invisible order of beings, for surely they are of no use to any of the corporeal inhabitants of the world. Of the productions of the last bounteous...to serve any purpose of use or pleasure ? The only cud of writing is to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it : and how will...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 687 pages
...of some invisible order of beings, for surely they are of no use to any of the corporeal inhabitants the vehemence of his postscript, be charges my assertions,...reasons for advancing them, with folly and malice. enjny life, or better to endure it : and how will either of those be put more in our power by him who...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...of some invisible order of beings, for surely they are of no use to any of the corporeal inhabitants of the world. Of the productions of the last bounteous...to serve any purpose of use or pleasure ! The only enjl of writing is to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it ; and how will...
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