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" There are men whose powers operate only at leisure and in retirement, and whose intellectual vigour deserts them in conversation ; whom merriment confuses, and objection disconcerts : whose bashfulness restrains their exertion, and suffers them not to... "
Memoirs of the Legal, Literary, and Political Life of the Late the Right ... - Page 176
by William O'Regan - 1817 - 315 pages
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...bashfulness restrains their exertion, and suffers then* not to speak till the time of speaking is past; or whose attention. to their own character makes them...what has not been considered, and cannot be recalled. JLife pf Dry den. There are some men who, in a great measure,, supply the place of reading by gleaning...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 312 pages
...bashfulness restrains their exertions, and suffers them not to speak till the time of speaking is past, or whose attention to their own character makes them...what has not been considered and cannot be recalled. " Of Dryden's sluggishness in conversation it is in vain to search or to guess the cause. He certainly...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...reftrains their exertion, and fuffers them not to fpeak till the time of fpeaking is paft ; or whofe attention to their own character makes them unwilling to utter at hazard what lias not been conlidered, and cannot be recalled. Of Of Dryden's fluggifhnefs in converfation it is...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...bashfulness restrains their exertion, and suffers them not to speak till the time of speaking is past ; or whose attention to their own character makes them...what has not been considered, and cannot be recalled. Of Of Dryden's sluggishness in conversation it is vain to search or to guess the cause. He certainly...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...bashfulness restrains their exertion, and suffers them not to speak till the time of speaking is past ; or whose attention to their own character makes them...at hazard what has not been considered, and cannot 1m recalled. Of Dryden's sluggishness in conversation it is vain to search or to guess the cause. He...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...bashfulness restrains their exertion, and suffers them not to speak till the time of speaking is past; or whose attention to their own character makes them...what has not been considered, and cannot be recalled. Of Dryden's sluggishness in conversation it is vain to search or to guess the cause. He certainly wanted...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1811 - 445 pages
...rellrains their exertion, and fuffers them not to fpeak till the time of fpeaking is paft; or whofe attention to their own character makes them unwilling to utter at hazard what has not been coufidered, and cannot be recalled. Of Dryden's fluggifhnefs in converfation it is vain to fearch or...
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An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern: From the Birth of ..., Volume 3

Johann Lorenz Mosheim - 1811
...bashfulness restrains their exertion, and suffers them not to speak, till the time of speaking is past ; or whose attention to their own character, makes them unwilling to utter at hazard, what hae .not bee" considered, and cannot be recalled." ALSO, In one neat Svo. vol. OBSERVATIONS ON THE...
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An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern: From the Birth of ..., Volume 3

Johann Lorenz Mosheim - 1811
...their exertion, and suffers them not to speak, till the time of speaking is past ; or whose attenv tion to their own character, makes them unwilling to utter at hazard, what hao jsot beeu considered, and cannot be recalled." ALSO, ID one neat 8vo. vol. OBSERVATIONS ON THE...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...bashfulness restrains their exertion, and suffers " them not to speak till the time of speaking is past ; or whose " attention to their own character makes them...has not been considered and cannot be " recalled*/' The tendency however of scholastic disputations to cure these defects, it must not be forgotten, belongs...
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