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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 Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1866
...have had under Dr. Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would be to their credit if I could say it with truth, that he contributed even...man had, like him, the faculty of teaching inferior rnincls the art of thinking. The observations wliicu he made on poetry, on life, and on everything...
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Essays in Mosaic

Thomas Ballantyne - 1870 - 210 pages
...education which I -nay be said to have had under Dr Johnson. I do not mean to say that he contributed a single sentiment to them, but he qualified my mind...faculty of teaching inferior minds the art of thinking. SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS. IN the breakfast conversation my father spoke of the rarity of meeting with young...
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PORTRAIT GALLERY OF EMINENT MEN AND WOMEN OF EUROPE AND AMERICA

EVERT A. DUYCKINCK - 1872
...have had under Dr. Johnson. I do not mean to say, though it certainly would be to their credit if I could say it with truth, that he contributed even...faculty of teaching inferior minds the art of thinking. The observations which he made on poetry, on life, and on everything about us, I applied to our art."...
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Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the ..., Volume 8

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - 1876
...great measure to the education which I may be said to have had under Dr. Johnson. I do not mean to say he contributed even a single sentiment to them, but he qualified my mind to think justly.' Sir Joshua died 23rd Feb., 1792, not forgetting to give Mr. Burke a strong proof of his liberal and...
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Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the ..., Volume 8

1876
...great measure to the education which I may be said to have had under Dr. Johnson. I do not mean to say he contributed even a single sentiment to them, but he qualified my mind to think justly.' Sir Joshua died 23rd Feb., 1792, not forgetting to give Mr. Burke a strong proof of his liberal and...
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Essays in Mosaic

1879 - 210 pages
...education which I may be said to have had under Dr Johnson. I do not mean to say that he contributed a single sentiment to them, but he qualified my mind to think justly. Nę man had, like him, the faculty of teaching inferior minds the art of thinking. SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS....
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Great English Painters

Allan Cunningham - 1886 - 311 pages
...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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The Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the National Educational Association

National Educational Association (U.S.) - 1886
...education which I may be said to have had under Dr. Johnson. I do not mean to say that he contributed a single sentiment to them, but he qualified my mind...faculty of teaching inferior minds the art of thinking." Locke says : "It is thinking that makes what we read ours." The power to think, to observe, analyze,...
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Proceedings

National Education Association of the United States - 1886
...education which I may be said to have had under Dr. Johnson. I do not mean to say that he contributed a single sentiment to them, but he qualified my mind...faculty of teaching inferior minds the art of thinking." Locke says : "It is thinking that makes what we read ours." The power to think, to observe, analyze,...
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Common School Education: Devoted to the Art of ..., Volume 1 - Volume 2, Issue 4

1887
...education which I may be said to have had under Doctor Johnson. I do not mean to say that he contributed a single sentiment to them, but he qualified my mind...faculty of teaching inferior minds the art of thinking. PRIMARY WRITING.1 BY MARA L. PRATT, MALDEN, MASSACHUSETTS. [Owing to misunderstanding on the part of...
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