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" The editor, or author, never could shew the original; nor can it be shewn by any other; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge... "
A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen - Page 236
by George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 288 pages
...shewn by any other ; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence is a degree of insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last relume of S guilt. It would be easy to shew it if he had it; but whence could it be had? ft is too...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by ..., Volume 3

Ossian - 1807
...shewn by any other; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to show it, if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered,...
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The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...shewn by any other ; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence is a degree of insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to. shew it if he Lad it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 499 pages
...shewn by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." Macpherson had the folly to suppose that he could stifle the just indignation of Johnson by intimidation,...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809
...shewn by any oiher. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence, •with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of Kuilt.'' Macphcrson had the lolly to suppose that he could stille the just indignation of Johnson by...
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...shown by any other; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to show it if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: With an Essay on His Life and Genius

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...shown by any other; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to show it if he had it ; but whencecould it be had? It is too long to be remembered,...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...shown by any other ; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy t show it if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It i too long to be remembered,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...shown by any other ; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence, with .which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to show it if he had it; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered,...
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The General biographical dictionary, Volume 21

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...shewn by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity by refusing evidence is a degree of insolence with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to shew it if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered,...
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