Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" His first defect is that to which may be imputed most of the evil in books or in men. He sacrifices virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful to please than to instruct, that he seems to write without any moral purpose. From his writings indeed... "
The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr., embracing a ... - Page xxxiii
by William Shakespeare - 1850
Full view - About this book

Historical and critical matter The tempest. Two gentlemen of Verona. Merry ...

William Shakespeare - 1811
...pretensions to renown ; and little regard is due to that bigotry which sets candour higher than truth. His first defect is that to which may be imputed most...moral purpose. From his writings indeed a system of social duty may be selected, for he that thinks reasonably must think morally ; but his precepts and...
Full view - About this book

The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1810
...sets candour higher than truth. His first defect is that to which may be imputed most of the evils in books or in men. He sacrifices virtue to convenience,...moral purpose. From his writings indeed a system of social duty may be selected, for he that thinks reasonably must think morally ; but his precepts and...
Full view - About this book

The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1814
...pretensions to renown; and little regard is due to that bigotry which sets candour higher than truth. His first defect is that to which may be imputed most...moral purpose. From his writings indeed a system of social duty may tie selected, for he tini thinks reasonably must think morally ; but his precepts and...
Full view - About this book

Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...pretensions to renown ; and little regard is due to that bigotry which sets candour higher than truth. His first defect is that to which may be imputed most...moral purpose. From his writings, indeed, a system of social duty may be selected, for he that thinks reasonably must think morally ; but his precepts and...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...pretensions to renown ; and little regard is due to that bigotry which sets candour higher than truth. His first defect is that to which may be imputed most...moral purpose. From his writings indeed a system of social duty may be selected, for he that thinks reasonably must think morally; but his precepts and...
Full view - About this book

The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...sets candour higher than truth. ' His first defect is that, to which may be imputed most of the evils in books or in men. He sacrifices, virtue to convenience,...moral purpose. From his writings, indeed, a system of social duty may be selected ; for he, that thinks reasonably, must think moraHy : bat his precepts...
Full view - About this book

The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...sets candour higher than truth. ' His first defect is that, to which may be imputed most of the evils in books or in men. He sacrifices virtue to convenience,...moral purpose. From his writings, indeed, a system of social duty may be selected ; for he, that thinks reasonably, must think morally : but his precepts...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...first defect is that to which may be imputed IT most of the evil in books or in men. He sacrifices I virtue to convenience, and is so much more careful...moral purpose. From his writings indeed a system of social duty may be selected, for he that thinks reasonably must think morally i but his precepts and...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1818 - 402 pages
...pretensions to renown ; and little regard is due to that bigotry which sets candour higher than truth. His first defect is that to which may be imputed most...moral purpose. From his writings indeed a system of social duty may be selected, for he that thinks reasonably must think morally ; but his precepts and...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...pretensions to renown ; and little regard is due to that bigotry which sets candour higher than truth. His first defect is that to which may be imputed most...moral purpose. From his writings indeed a system of social duty may be selected, for he that thinks reasonably must think morally ; but his precepts and...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF