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" ... is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong ; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, and with those examples which may be said to embody truth, and prove by events the reasonableness of opinions. Prudence and justice... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay - Page 217
by Samuel Johnson - 1825
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...neceflary, our fpeculations upon matter are voluntary, and at leifure. Phyfiological learning is of fuch rare emergence, that one may know another half his life without being able to eftimate his fkill in hydroftaticks or aftronomy ; but his moral and prudential character immediately...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...and excellencies of all times and all places. We are perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature...speculations upon matter are voluntary, and at leisure. Life of Milton. Physical knowledge is of such rare emergence that one man may know another half his...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...prove by events the reasonableness of opinions. Prejudice and Justice arc virtues ajid excellences of all times and of all places; we are perpetually moralists, but we are geometri ians only by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is necessanr ; our speculations...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...and prove by events the reasonablness of opinions. Prudence and Justice are virtues and excellencies of all times and of all places ; we are perpetually...and prudential character immediately appears. Those authors, therefore, are to be read at schools that supply most axioms of prudence, most principles...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...and prove by events the reasonableness of opinions. Prudence and Justice are virtues and excellencies of all times and of all places ; we are perpetually...are geometricians only by chance. Our intercourse wnh intellectual narore is necessary; our speculations upon matter are voluntary, and at leisure. Physiological...
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Essays and Thoughts on Various Subjects, and from Various Authors, &c ...

George Horne - English essays - 1808 - 295 pages
...are useful; but useful as the knowledge of his art is to the artificer. An excellent writer observes, we are perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians...speculations upon matter are voluntary and at leisure. Physical knowledge H of such rare emergence, that one man may know another half his life, without being...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...of opinions. Prudence and justice are virtues and excellences of all times and of all places : M'e are perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians...life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydro. statics or astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. Those authors,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...opinions. Prudence and Justice are virtues and excellencies of all times and of all places ; we are J perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians only...life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydfostaticks or astronomy ; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. Those authors,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...and prove by events the reasonableness of opinionsPrudence and Justice are virtues and excellencies of all times and of all places ; we are perpetually...at leisure. Physiological learning is of such rare emergency that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostaticks...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1811
...and prove by events the reasonableness of opinions. Prudence and Justice are virtues and excellencies of all times and of all places ; we are perpetually...chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is neccessary ; 'our speculations upon matter are voluntary, and at leisure. Physiological learning is...
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