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" ... there can be no religion. The remedy against these evils is to punish the authors; for it is yet allowed that every society may punish, though not prevent, the publication of opinions which that society shall think pernicious. But this punishment,... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay - Page 223
by Samuel Johnson - 1825
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...our laws we can hang athief. •. .-. . . : But whatever were his engagements, civil or domeftick, poetry was never long out of his thoughts. About this time (1645) a collection of his Latin and Englifh poems appeared, in which tke Allegro and Penferofo, with fome others, were firft publifhed....
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...becaufc writers may be afterwards cenfured, than it would be to fleep with doors unbolted, becaufe by our laws we can hang a thief. But whatever were his engagements, civil or domcftick, poetry was never long out of his thoughts. About this MILTON.' 47 time (1645) a collection...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...unreftrained, becaufe writers may be afterwards cenfured, than it would be to deep with doors unbolted, becaufe by our laws we can hang a thief. But whatever were his engagements, civil or domeftick, poetry was never long out of his thoughts. About this time (1645) a co^~ le&ion of his Latin...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...becaufe writers may be afterwards cenfured, than it would be to fleep with doors unbolted, becaufe by our laws we can hang a thief. But whatever were his engagements, civil or domeftie, poetry was never long out of his thoughts. About this time (1645) a collection of his Latin...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...becaufe writers may be afterwards ccnfured, than it would be to fleep*with doors doors unbolted, becaufe by our laws we can hang a thief. But whatever were his engagements, civil or domeftic, poetry was never long out of his thoughts. About this time (i645) a collection of his Latin...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...unbolted, becaufe by our laws we can hang a thief. But whatever were his engagements, civil or domeftic, poetry was never long out of his thoughts. About this time (1645) a collection of his Latin and Englim poems appeared, in which the Allegro and Penferofo, with fome others, were firft publifhed....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...becaufe writers may be afterwards cenfured, than it would be to fleep with doors unbolted, becaufe by our laws we can hang a thief. But whatever were his engagements, civil or domeftick, poetry was never long out of his thoughts. About this time (1645) a collection of his Latin...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...becaufe writers may be afterwards cenfured, than it would be to fleep with doors unbolted, becaufe by our laws we can hang a thief. But whatever were his engagements, civil or domeftick, poetry was never long out of his thoughts. About this time (1645) a collecti on on of his...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...unbolted, becaufe by our Jaws we can hang a thief. But whatever were his engagements, civil or domeitick, poetry was never long out of his thoughts. About this time (1645) a collection of his Latin and Englifh poems appeared, in which the Allegro and Penferofo, with fome others, were firft publifted....
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...though it may crush the author, promotes the book ; and it seems not more reasonable to leave ih-e right of printing unrestrained because writers may...unbolted, because by our laws we can hang a thief. Life of Miltonę OCCASSIONAL PUBLICATIONS. There is, perhaps, no nation in which it is so necessary...
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