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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 History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1887 - 145 pages
...DA/GEROUS PREVALENCE OF IMAGINATION. V/ ' DISORDERS of intellect,' answered Imlac, ' happen much 30 more often than superficial observers will easily...found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannise, and force him to hope or/fear beyond the limits of sober , If probability^ All power of...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1887
...memorandum in Johnson's writing he has found 'cubic feet.' 4 'Disorders of intellect,' answered Imlac, ' happen much more often than superficial observers...rigorous exactness, no human mind is in its right state.' Rasselas, ch. 44. 5 See ante, i. 397, for Kit Smart's madness in praying. end 32 Applause of great...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1888 - 323 pages
...predominate 1 A translation of the Iliad. Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson. Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson. over his reason, who can regulate his attention wholly...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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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1888 - 323 pages
...maladies of the mind frequent, and how they were contracted? 'Disorders of intellect,' answered Imlac, ' happen much more often than superficial observers...man whose imagination does not sometimes predominate 1 A translation of the Iliad. Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson. Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson. over...
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Johnson's History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1891 - 214 pages
...CHAPTER XLIV. THE DANGEROUS PREVALENCE OF IMAGINATION. " DISORDERS of intellect, " answered Imlac, " happen much more often than superficial observers...human mind is in its right state. There is no man 5 whose imagination does not sometimes predominate over his reason, who can regulate his attention...
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History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

Samuel Johnson - 1895 - 179 pages
...often than~superficial observers will easily believe. Perhaps if we speak with rigorous exactness, 5 no human mind is in its right state. There is no man...,~ command. No man will be found in whose mind airy io notions do not sometimes tyrannize, and force him to/ 1-mjTp nr fear hgynpH the_limits_ of sober_probability....
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History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

Samuel Johnson - 1895 - 179 pages
...easily believe. Perhaps if we speak with rigorous exactness, 5 no humanjnind.isuiojti right state. J There is no man [whose imagination does not sometimes predominate over his reason.who can regulate his attention wholly by his will, and whose ideas will come and go at his command....
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Composition-rhetoric: Designed for Use in Secondary Schools

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - 1897 - 373 pages
...easily believe. 2. Perhaps, if we speak with rigorous exactness, no human mind is in its right state. 3. There is no man whose imagination does not sometimes...will, and whose ideas will come and go at his command. 4. No man will be found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannize, and force him to hope...
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Composition-rhetoric: Designed for Use in Secondary Schools

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - 1897 - 406 pages
...intellect," answered Tmlac, "happen much more often than superficial observers will easily believe. 2. Perhaps, if we speak with rigorous exactness, no human mind is in its right state. 3. There is no man whose imagination does not sometimes predominate over his reason, who can regulate...
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History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

Samuel Johnson - 1898 - 203 pages
...CHAPTER XLIV. THE DANGEROUS PREVALENCE OF IMAGINATION. \ ' DISORDERS of intellect,' answered Imlac, ' happen much more often than superficial observers...Perhaps, if we speak with rigorous exactness, no human 30 140 mind is in its right state. There is no man whose imagination does not sometimes predominate...
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