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" DISORDERS of intellect,' answered Imlac, ' happen much more often than superficial observers will easily believe. Perhaps, if we speak with rigorous exactness, no human mind is in its right state. There is no man whose imagination does not sometimes predominate... "
Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Rambler ... - Page 367
by Nathan Drake - 1809 - 499 pages
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 10

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1811
...bleeds, he dies ; disease, and misery, and death, cover the land." " PeVhaps," says Dr. Tohnson, " if we speak with rigorous exactness, no human mind...does not sometimes predominate over his reason.'' We submit it to the decision of our readers, whether Dr. Parish wrote the eulogy on Professor Hubbard...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 179 pages
...' CHAP. 44. The dangerous prevalence of Imagination. " DISORDERS of intellect," answered hnlac, " happen much more often than superficial observers will easily believe. Perhaps, if we speak with rigourous exactness, no human mind is in its right state. There is no man whose imagination does not...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1815 - 264 pages
...contracted? CHAP. XLIV. The dangenut Prevalence of Imagination. "DISORDERS of intellect," answered Iralac, " happen much more often than superficial observers...found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannise, and force him to hope or fear bej-aad the limits of sober probabiJJl/. All power of fancy...
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Airs of Palestine: A Poem

John Pierpont - 1817 - 58 pages
...CHAPTER XLIV. The dangerous Prevalence of Imagination. " DISORDERS of intellect," answered Imlac, " happen much more often than superficial observers...wholly by his will, and whose ideas will come and go at bis command. No man will be found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannise, and force...
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volume 26

1820
...contracted ? CHAPTER XLIV. The dangerous prevalence of imagination. DISORDERS of intellect, answered Imlac, happen much more often than superficial observers...come and go at his command. No man will be found in who.so mind <iiry notions do not sometimes tyrannize, and force him to hope or fear Beyond the limits...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1820 - 133 pages
...contracted ? CHAPTER XLIV. The dangerous prevalence of imagination . DISORDERS of intellect, answered Imlac, happen much more often than superficial observers...his reason, who can regulate his attention wholly bv his will, and whose ideas will come and go at his command. No mau will be found in whose mind airy...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...CHAP. XLIII. THE DANGEROUS PREVALENCE OF IMAGINATION. " DISORDERS of intellect," answered Imlac, " happen much more often than superficial observers...exactness, no human mind is in its right state. There is nainan whose imagination doe* not sometimes pre- V dominate over his reason, who can regulate his attention...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1823
....9 CHAP. XLIV._ ' THE DANGEROUS PREVALENCE OF IMAGINATION. "DISORDERS of intellect, answered Imlac, happen much more often than superficial- observers...go at his command. ' No man will be found in whose rqind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannize, and force him to hope or fear beyond the limits of sober...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1823 - 214 pages
...? CHAP. XLIV. The dangerous prevalence of Imagination. " DISORDERS of intellect," answered Imlac, " happen much more often than superficial observers...and whose ideas will come and go at his command. No roan will be found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannize, and force him to hope or...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1824 - 150 pages
...t CHAP. XLIV. THE DANGEROUS PREVALENCE OF IMAGINATION. " DISORDERS of intellect," answered Imlac, " happen much more often than superficial observers...its right state. There is no man whose imagination decs not sometimes predominate over his reason, who can regulate his attention wholly by his will,...
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