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" Whatever merit these Discourses may have, must be imputed in a great measure to the education which I may be said to have had under Dr. Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would be to the credit of these Discourses if I could say it with... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 268
by Tobias George Smollett - 1803
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 60

1798
...of" Ra- to th^mi but he qualified my mind to tub*!, in which he dclcribes him felfas think juüiy. No man had, like him, the faculty of teaching inferior minds the art of thinking. Perhaps other rr.cn might have equal knowledge ; but few were fo communicative. His great in which he dclcribes himfelf...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - 1809
...Johnson. I do. not mean to say, though it certainly would be to the credit of these Discourses, if t could say it with truth, that he contributed even a single sentiment to them ; but he qua->lifted my mind to think justly. No man had, like him, the faculty of teaching inferior minds the...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 26

Alexander Chalmers - 1816
...credit of these discourses if I could say it with truth, that he contributed even a single s;-ntiment to them: but he qualified my mind to think justly....man had, like him, the faculty of teaching inferior miijds the art of thinking. Perhaps other men might have equal knowledge, but few were so communicative....
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 26

Alexander Chalmers - 1816
...Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would be to the credit of these discourses if I could say it with truth, that he contributed even a single sentiment fo them : but he qualified my mind to think justly. No man had, like him, the faculty of teaching inferior...
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The Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds : Comprising Original Anecdotes of ..., Volume 2

James Northcote - 1819
...Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would he to the credit of these Discourses, if I could say it with truth, that he contributed even...them ; but he qualified my mind to think justly." A few persons dining at Sir Joshua Reynolds's about this time, of whom I was one, in the course of...
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The complete works of sir Joshua Reynolds, with an orig. memoir and ...

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1824
...Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would be to the credit,of these Discourses if I could say it with truth, that he contributed even...them ; but he qualified my mind to think justly." There were others again, who fancied that Burke materially assisted him on these occasions ; but there...
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The Complete Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: First President of the ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds - 1824
...Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would be to the credit, of these Discourses if I could say it with truth, that he contributed even a single sentiment to them ; but he qualified mind to think justly." There were others again, who fancied that Burke materially assisted him on these...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 1

Allan Cunningham - 1832
...Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would be to the credit of these Discourses if I could say it with truth, that he contributed even...my mind to think justly. No man had, like him, the art of teaching inferior minds the art of thinking. Perhaps other men might have equal knowledge, but...
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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...which I may be said to have had under Dr. Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would uselessness of universities, the folly of booklearning,...To the ladies, therefore, I flew, as to a refuge fr mina to think justly. No man had, like him, the faculty of teaching inferior minds the art of thinking....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would be to the credit of these discourses if I could say it with truth, that he contributed even...; but he qualified my mind to think justly. No man liad, like him, the faculty of leaching inferior minds the art of thinking. Perhaps other men might...
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