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" This opinion, which prevails as far as human nature is diffused, could become universal only by its truth ; those that never heard of one another, would not have agreed in a tale which nothing but experience can make credible. That it is doubted by single... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 91
by James Boswell - 1827 - 580 pages
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...I should not know what to select, or rather, what to omit. I shall, however, transcribe one, as it shews how well he could state the arguments of those...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears.' Notwithstanding my high admiration of Rassclas, I will not maintain that the ' morbid melancholy1 '...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...suppose that he himself ever positively held : " If all your fear be of apparitions, (said thePrince,) I will promise you safety : there is no danger from...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears." Notwithstanding my high admiration of Rasselas, I will not maintain that the " morbid melancholy "...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which prevails3 as far as human nature is diffused, could become universal...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears.' Notwithstanding my high admiration of Rassclas, I will not maintain that the 'morbid melancholy" in...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 135 pages
...learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which, perhaps, prevails as far as human nature is diffused, could...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears. "Yet I do not mean to add new terrors to those which have already seized upon Pekuah. There can be...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which perhaps prevails as far as human nature is diffused, could...deny it with their tongues confess it by their fears. " Yet T do not mean to add new terrors to those which have already seized upon Pi-kuali. Dd3 There...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...I should not know what to select, or, rather what to omit. I shall, however, transcribe one, as it shews how well he could state the arguments of those...agreed in a tale which nothing but experience can make cred- 1759. ible. That it is doubted by single cavillers, can very ^7T i- ii . i • i , , , •oi'tat....
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809
...Vol. 2, p. 98. apparitions of the dead are not related and bc• liou-d. This opinion, which perhaps prevails as far as human nature is diffused, could...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears."* This bias towards a belief in supernatural agency, he indulged to the latest period of his life; in...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
...learned, among whom apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which, perhaps, prevails as far as human nature is diffused, could...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears. Yet I do not mean to add new terrors to those which have already seized upon Pekuah. There can be no...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 499 pages
...- ->VoL 2, p. 98. apparitions of the dead arc not related and believed. This opinion, which perhaps prevails as far as human nature is diffused, could...it with their tongues, confess it by their fears."* This bias towards a belief in supernatural agency, he indulged to the latest period of his life; in...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809
...p. 98. apparitions of the dead are not related and believed. This opinion, which perhaps prevails a* far as human nature is diffused, could become universal...who deny it with their tongues, confess it by their feais."* This bias towards a belief in supernatural agency, he indulged to the latest period of his...
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