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Sir , ” said he , “ consider how foolish you would think it in them to be
apprehensive that you are ill . ” This sudden turn relieved me for the moment ; but
I afterwards perceived it to be an ingenious fallacyb . I might , to be sure , be
satisfied that ...
Why , sir , a man does feel so , till he considers how very little he can learn from
such voyages . ” BOSWELL . “ But one is carried away with the general grand
and indistinct notion of a voyage round the world . ” Johnson . “ Yes , sir ; but a
Consider , sir ; how should you like , though conscious of your innocence , to be
tried before a jury for a capital crime once a week ? " · We talked of education at
great schools ; the advantages and disadvantages of which Johnson displayed in
We do not allow our fellows to marry , because we consider academical
institutions as preparatory to a settlement in the world . It is only by being
employed as a tutor , that a fellow can obtain any thing more than a livelihood .
To be sure , a ...
You are to consider the state of life is this ; we are to judge of one another ' s
characters as well as we can ; and a man is not bound in honesty or honour , to
tell us the faults of his daughter or of himself . A man who has debauched his
friend ' s ...
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