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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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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 529 pages
...— " Disorders of intellect," he remarks, " happen mach more often than superficial observers wilt easily believe. Perhaps, if we speak with rigorous...found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannise, and force him to hope or feat beyond the limits of sober probability. All power of fancy...
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The phrenological theory of the treatment of criminals defended, in a letter

Marmaduke Blake Sampson - 1843
...individual in whom an harmonious balance of all the mental powers is to be found, and consequently, if we speak with rigorous exactness, 'no human mind is in its right state;' but societies by their laws define what they consider to be the proper manifestations of the mind,...
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Phrenological Journal and Magazine of Moral Science, Volume 17

1844
...individual in whom an harmonious balance of all the mental powers is to be found, and consequently, if we speak with rigorous exactness, ' no human mind is in its right state ;' but societies by their laws define what they consider to be the proper manifestations of the mind,...
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The Phrenological Journal, and Magazine of Moral Science, Volume 17

1844
...individual in whom an harmonious balance of all the mental powers is to be found, and consequently, if we speak with rigorous exactness, ' no human mind is in its right state ;' but societies by their laws define what they consider to be the proper manifestations of the mind,...
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Essays on Human Rights and Their Political Guaranties

Elisha P. Hurlbut - 1845 - 219 pages
...individual in whom an harmonious balance ot all the mental powers is to be found, and consequently, if we speak with rigorous exactness, .no human mind is in its right slate ;. but societies by their laws define wluot thty consider to be the proper manifestations of...
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The history of Rasselas, prince of Abyssinia. With a complete vocabulary ...

Samuel Johnson - 1846
...Imlac, "happen much more often than superficial observers will easily beliefe. Perhaps , if we speack with rigorous exactness, no human mind is in its right...found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannise, and force him to hope or fear beyond the limits of sober probability. All power of fancy...
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Histoire de Rasselas, prince d'Abyssinie

Samuel Johnson - 1846 - 389 pages
...CHAPTER XLIV. THE DANGEROUS PREVALENCE OF IMAGINATION. (( DISORDERS of intellect , answered Imlac , happen much more often than superficial observers will easily believe. Perhaps, if ve speak with rigorous exactness , no human mind is in its right state. There is no man whose imagination...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

Samuel Johnson - 1851 - 208 pages
...CHAPTER XLIV. THE DANGEROUS PREVALENCE OF IMAGINATION. " DISORDERS of intellect," answered Imlac, " happen much more often than superficial observers...predominate over his reason, who can regulate his attentioa wholly by his will, and whose ideas will come and go at his command. No man will be found...
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The National Magazine, Volume 3

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1853
...conclusions as to the prevalence of partial insanity. "Disorder« of intellect," answered Imlac, " happen much more often than superficial observers...not sometimes predominate over his reason, who can regálate his attention wholly by his will, and whose ideas will come and go at his command. No man...
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Edward Willoughby, by the author of 'The discipline of life', 2 vols, Volume 2

lady Emily Charlotte M. Ponsonby - 1854
...This at least is the opinion he puts into the mouth of his sage in Easselas. "Perhaps," says Imlac, "if we speak with rigorous exactness, no human mind is in its right state, All power of fancy over reason is a degree of insanity, but while this power is such as we can control...
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