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But I believe most men have them in the degree in which they are capable of
having them . If I were in the country , and were distressed by that malady , I
would force myself to take a book ; and every time I did it I should find it the easier
... at having their faith called in question ; because they only had something upon
which they could rest as matter of fact . ” MURRAY . " It seems to me that we are
not angry at a man for controverting an opinion which we believe and value ...
... the advantages and disadvantages of which Johnson displayed in a luminous
manner ; but his arguments preponderated so much in favour of the benefit which
a boy of good parts might receive at one of them , that I have reason to believe ...
... punished as a libel , because tending to a breach of the peace . There is ,
however , I believe , no modern decided case to that effect . In the king ' s bench ,
Trinity term , 1790 , the question occurred on occasion of an indictment , the King
... time in parliament . He died in 1787 , - ED , í This Mr . Ellis was , I believe ,
ÆTAT . 67 . ] DR . JOHNSON . 15.
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