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" IT has always been the practice of mankind, to judge of actions by the event. The same attempts, conducted in the same manner, but terminated by different success, produce different judgments : they who attain their wishes, never want celebrators of their... "
Regimental Coventry; as it is at present acted upon in the British army - Page 753
by James Connell (army surgeon.) - 1837
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Adventurer. Philological tracts

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...TUESDAY, Oftober 16, 1753. lit tamcn txcidit auft. OVID. But in the glorious cntcrprize he dy'fl. ADDISON. IT has always been the practice of mankind, to judge of actions by the event. The fame attempts, conducted in the fame manner, but terminated by different fuccefs, produce different...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: A dissertation upon the Greek comedy ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...16, 1753. — — Magnls tamcn excidit au/is. OvID. But in the glorious enterprise he dy'd, AD DIsCS. IT has always been the practice of mankind", to judge of actions by the event. The fame attempts, conducted in the fame manner, but terminated by different fuccefs, produce different...
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The Adventurer, Volume 3

1793
...Oaober 16. 1753. —Magnis tamen excidit aujtr. OVID. But in the glorious enterprife he died. ADDISoN. IT has always been the practice of mankind, to judge of actions by the event. The fame attempts, conducted in the fame manner, but terminated by different J 5 &cfuccefs, produce different...
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Dissertation on Greek comedy fr. Brumoy. Observations on Macbeth. Adventurer ...

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...October 16, 1753. Moguls tamtu excidit aufa. OVID. But in the glorious enterprize he dy'd. ADDISoN. IT has always been the practice of mankind, to judge of actions by the event. The fame attempts, conducted in the fame manner, but terminated by different fuccefs, produce different...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...Qftober 16, 1753. Magnls tamen excidit aujii. OviO. But in the glorious enterprize he dy'd. ADDISoK. IT' has always been the practice of mankind, to judge of actions by the event. The fame attempts, conducted in the fame manner, but terminated by different fuccefs, produce different...
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The British Essayists;: Adventurer

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...PVID. But in the glorious enterprizc he dy'd. ADD! SON. IT has always been the practice of mankind, te judge of actions by the event. The same attempts,...same manner, but terminated by different success, produced different judgments : they who attain their wishes, never want celebrators of their wisdom...
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English Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order

George Crabb - 1816 - 772 pages
...all our efforts we still fail, it is our duty to submit with patient resignation to the consequences. It has always been the practice of mankind to judge of actions by the event. JOHNSON. A mild, unrcnVcl, srlf-poatenilng mind Is a blessinc more important to real felicity than...
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English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious ...

George Crabb - 1818 - 904 pages
...efforts we still fail, it is our duty to submit with patient resignation to the consequences. It hau always been the practice of mankind to judge of actions by the erenr. JOHNSON. A mild, unruffled, ĢIf posaetflnc mind i<ra blessing more important to real felicity...
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The British Essayists: Adventurer

James Ferguson - 1819
...OCTOBER 16,1753. —Magnis tamen exeidit ausis. OVID. But in the glorious enterprise he dy'd. ADDISON. IT has always been the practice of mankind to judge...same manner, but terminated by different success, produced different judgments: they who attain their wishes, never want celebrators of their wisdom...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...16, 1753. Magnis tamen excidit ausis. — OVID. But in the glorious enterprise he dy'd. — ADDISON. IT has always been the practice of mankind, to judge...celebrators of their wisdom and their virtue; and they1 that miscarry, are quickly discovered to have been defective not only in mental but in moral...
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