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" They have inquired and considered little, and do not always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others; and seem never to have thought upon interrogating themselves; so that if they do not know what they tell to... "
The works of Samuel Johnson - Page 109
by Samuel Johnson - 1818
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1775 - 384 pages
...accuftomed to be interrogated by others ; and feem never to have thought upon interrogating themfelves ; fo that if they do not know what they tell to be true, they likewife do not diftin&ly perceive it to be falfe. Mr. Bofwell waSrVery diligent in his inquiries ;...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...and by a kind of intellectual retrogradation knows less as he hears more.' Johnson's Works, ix. 47. 'They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by...very diligent in his inquiries; and the result of his investigations was, that the answer to the second question was commonly such as nullified the answer...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...to be interrogated by by others ; and fecm never to have thought upoii interrogating themfelves; fo that if they do not know what they tell to be true, they likewife do not diftinctly perceive it to be falfe. Mr. Bofvocll was very diligent in his enquiries...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...accuftomed to be interrogated by others ; and feem never to have thought upon interrogating themfelves; fo that if they do not know what they tell to be true, they likewife do not diftinctly perceive it to be falfe. Mr. Boft&ell was Very diligent in his enquiries...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 235 pages
...accuftome.d to be interrogated by others i.and feem never to have. thought upon interrogating themfelves ; fo that if they do not know what they tell to be true,. they likewife do not .. diftin&ly perceive ..it to be. falfe. Mr Bofwell was yery diligent in his inquiries...
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...settled purpose to deceive. They have inquired and considered little, and do riot always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be...true, they likewise do not distinctly perceive it (b be falsfeV .. Mr Boswell was very diligent in his inquiries ; and the result of his investigations...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...interrogated by others : and feem never to have A a 2 thought thought upon interrogating themfelves ; fo that if they do not know what they tell to be true, they likewife do hot diftinctly perceive it to be falfe. Mr. Bofwell was very diligent in his enquiries...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...interrogated by others : and leem never to have A a 2 thought thought upon interrogating themfelves; fo that if they do not know what they tell to be true, they likewife do not diftinctly perceive it to be falfe. Mr. Bofwdl was very diligent in his enquiries ;...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by ..., Volume 3

Ossian - 1807
...to be derived from inquiries and investigations made in those regions. " They are not," says he, " much accustomed to be interrogated by others ; and...likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. Therefore, their answer to the second question was commonly such as nullified the answer to the first....
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...settled purpose to deceive. They have inquired and considered little, and do not always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be...likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. Mr. Soswett was very diligent in his inquiries ; and the result of his investigations was, that the answer...
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