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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 15
by James Boswell - 1786 - 442 pages
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1785 - 524 pages
...entitled. There muft always be fome advantage, on one fide or other ; and it is better that advantage mould be had by talents, than by chance. If lawyers were...confcience. Emigration was . at this time a common topick of difcourfe. Dr. Johufon regretted it as hurtful to human happinefs : " For(faid he) itfpreads...
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The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military, and ..., Volume 10

1785
...bychance. Ii lawyers were to undertake no caufes till they were furc they were juft, a man might he precluded altogether from a trial of his claim, though, were it judicially examined, it might be found à very juft claim." This was found practical doclrine, and rationally rcpreiled a too relined fcrupulofuy...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...talents than by chance. If lawyers were to undertake no causes till they were sure they were just, a man might be precluded altogether from a trial of...were it judicially examined, it might be found a very just claim1.' This was sound practical doctrine, and rationally repressed a too refined scrupulosity"...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 414 pages
...talents, than by chance. If lawyers were to undertake no causes till they were sure they were just, a man might be precluded altogether from a trial of...were it judicially examined, it might be found a very just claim." — This was sound practical doctrine, and rationally repressed a too refined scrupulosity...
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Thomas Bilney. Thomas More. William Tindall. Cromwell, earl of Essex. John ...

1810
...talents than by chance. If Lawyers were to undertake no causes till they were sure they were just, a man might be precluded altogether from a trial of...were it judicially examined, it might be found a very just clait.i." Boswell's Tour to the Hebrides, p. 14. fee. fee. Yet by this office, and learned counsaile,...
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Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with ..., Volume 2

Christopher Wordsworth - 1818
...talents than by chance. If Lawyers were to undertake no causes till they were sure they were just, a man might be precluded altogether from a trial of...were it judicially examined, it might be found a very just claim." Boswcll's Tow to the Hebrides, p. 14. this office, and learned counsaile, (for there was...
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The Port Folio

1824
...talents, than by chance. If lawyers were to undertake no causes till they were sure they were just, a man might be precluded altogether from a trial of...were it judicially examined, it might be found a very just claim.' " This was sound practical doctrine, and rationally repressed a too refined scrupulosity...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...talents than by chance. If lawyers were to undertake no causes till they were sure they were just, ride and bridegroom set out on horseback, I suppose...Butthough * she could not keep up with me; and, w just claim." This was sound practical doctrine, and rationally repressed a too refined scrupulosity...
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The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 22

1839
...talents than by chance. If lawyers were to undertake no causes till they were sure they were just, a man might be precluded altogether from a trial of...were it judicially examined, it might be found a very just claim.'"—Boswell's Life of Johnson, Murray's small edition, vol. iii. pp. 16, 17. It is also...
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Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with ..., Volume 2

Christopher Wordsworth - 1839
...talents than by chance. If Lawyers were to undertake no causes till they were sure they were just, a man might be precluded altogether from a trial of his claim, though, were it judicially Now, for his good skill and sinceritie, the citie wherein he first breathed gave him his first office....
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