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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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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1871 - 334 pages
...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. EXERCISES TO BE WRITTEN. In&ert semicolons or commas between the particulars of each series m these...
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Primer First (-Fourth, Sixth) reader

Public school series - 1874
...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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Wisdom and genius of dr. Samuel Johnson, selected from his prose writings by ...

Samuel Johnson, William Alexander Clouston - 1875 - 298 pages
...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. DIUQEJMCE. As he that lives longest lives but a little while, every man may be certain that he has...
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Elements of the philosophy of the human mind ... To which is prefixed ...

Dugald Stewart - 1877
...exertion, and suffers them not to speak till the time of speaking is past ; or whose attention to thetr own character makes them unwilling to utter at hazard what has not been considered, and cannot be recalled."1 The tendency, however, of scholastic disputations to cure these defects, it must not be...
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Johnson. Select works, ed. with intr. and notes by A. Milnes. Lives of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1879
...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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith: A New Ed. Containing Pieces ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885
...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." * Addison's character in this respect is well known ; and it is recorded of Corneille, that when the...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Life of Goldsmith. Vicar of Wakefield. Essays ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1884
...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." 4 Addison's character in this respect is well known ; and it is recorded of Corneille, that when the...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Life. Vicar of Wakefield. Essays. Letters

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885
...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." * Addison's character in this respect is well known ; and it is recorded of Corneille, that when the...
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Johnson's Life of Dryden, with intr. and notes by F. Ryland

Samuel Johnson - 1895
...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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Johnson's Life of Dryden [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 185 pages
...bashfulness restrains their exertion, and _J 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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