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" ... will be found exactly conformable to the precepts of Christianity, without any accommodation to the licentiousness and levity of the present age. I therefore look back on this part of my work with pleasure. which no [blame or praise of] man shall... "
The Universal Magazine - Page 193
1807
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...himself. How much better would it have been, to have ended with the prose sentence " I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, If I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." His...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...himself. How much better would it have been, to have ended with the prose sentence ' I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth'.' His...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...himself. How much better would it have been, to have ended with the prose sentence ' I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth1.' His...
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A Critical Enquiry Into the Moral Writings of Dr. Samuel Johnson: In which ...

William Mudford - 1802 - 144 pages
...censure by a firm avowal, that he sought only the advancement of morality, and " that he shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if he can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue and confidence to truth." The...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 22

British essayists - 1802
...of my work with pleasure, which no blame or praise of man shall diminish or augment. I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. Avrat...
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Select British Classics, Volume 8

1803
...of my work with pleasure, which no blame or praise of man shall diminish or augment. I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among -the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. ...
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Polyanthos, Volume 2

1806
... PL THI NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY , LfiNOK AND JTOUNDATIONS POLYANTHOS. VOLUME II. 'We shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if we can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth.. .Dr. yobnion. Me in rilvam abstrudo...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...diminish or augment. I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any pther cause, if I can be numbered among the writer* who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. Celettial pow'rs ! that piety regard, From you my labours wait their last reward. END OF THB SIXTH...
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Polyanthos, Volume 1

1806
...3 3433 08165910 8 '-;£;' '' ' \ POLYANTHOS. VOLUME I. * We shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if we can he numhered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth. ..Dr. yobason....
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...back on this part of " my work with pleasure, which no man shall " diminish or augment. I shall never envy the " honours which wit and learning obtain in any " other cause, if I can be nunibered among the " writers who have given ardour to virtue, and " confidence to truth."...
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