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" But surely,' interposed the prince, 'you suppose the chief motive of choice forgotten or neglected. Whenever I shall seek a wife, it shall be my first question whether she be willing to be led by reason.' 'Thus it is,' said Nekayah, 'that philosophers... "
Rasselas: A Tale - Page 90
by Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...shall be my first question, whether she be willing to be led by reason." " Thus it is," said Nekayah, " that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand familiar disputes, which reason can never decide ; questions that elude investigation, and make logick ridiculous ; cases where something...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...shall be my first question, whether she be willing to be led by reason." " Thus it is," said Nekayah, " that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand familiar disputes, which reason can never decide ; questions that elude investigation, and make logick ridiculous ; cases where something...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...shall be my first question, whether she be willing to be led by reason." " Thus it is," said Nekayah, " that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand familiar disputes, which reason can never decide ; questions that elude investigation, and make logick ridiculous ; cases where something...
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Tales of Fashionable Life, Volume 3

Maria Edgeworth - 1833
...desire to chide." " THERE are," says Dr. Johnson, " a thousand familiar disputes which reason can never decide ; questions that elude investigation, and make...something must be done, and where little can be said. — Wretched would be the pair above all names of wretchedness who should be doomed to adjust by reason...
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Tales and Novels: Murad the Unlucky. The manufacturers. The contrast. The ...

Maria Edgeworth - 1835
...desire to chide." " THERE are," says Dr. Johnson, " a thousand familtar disputes which reason can never decide ; questions that elude investigation, and make...something must be done, and where little can be said. Wretched would be the pair above all names of wretchedness who should be doomed to adjust by reason...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1838 - 111 pages
...investigation, and make logic ridiculous; cases where something must be done, and where little can he said. Consider the state of mankind, and inquire how...great, with all the reasons of action present to their minds. Wretched would be the pair above all names of wretchedness, who .Jiould be doomed to adjust...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 1

1841
...Jesus teas your Sacrifice—he is your Intercessor—remember, he will be your Judge. LOUISA EA "TRERE are a thousand familiar disputes which reason never...something must be done, and where little can be said. How few can be supposed to act upon all occasions, whether small or great, with all the reasons of...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 1

1841
...Sacrifice — he is your Intercessor — remember, he will be your Judge. LOUISA EA "Tикнж areathousand familiar disputes which reason never can decide ;...where something must be done, and where little can he said. How few can be supposed to act upon all occasions, whether small or great, with all the reasons...
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Histoire de Rasselas, prince d'Abyssinie

Samuel Johnson - 1846 - 389 pages
...demanderai , avant tout , si elle veut se laisser guider par la raison. . .' — Thus it is , said Nekayah , that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand..., with all the reasons of action present to their minds. Wretched would be the pair above all names of wretchedness, who should be doomed to adjust by...
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The history of Rasselas, prince of Abyssinia. With a complete vocabulary ...

Samuel Johnson - 1846
...shall be my first question, whether she be willing to be led by reason?" "Thus it is," saidNekayah, "that philosophers are deceived. There are a thousand...make logic ridiculous; cases where something must be clone, and where little can be said. Consider the stale of mankind, and inquire how few can be supposed...
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