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... and that it is vain to think of having a better . It has in general a simplicity and
unction of sacred poesy : and in many parts its transfusion is admirable .Boswell .
For an example and opinion on some of these Scottish versions , we may • refer ...
... same opinion . He upon another occasion , when a friend mentioned to him
several extraordinary facts , as communicated to him before knew how much I
was respected by these gentlemen : they told me none of these things . ” He had
Being angry with one who controverts an opinion which you value , is a
necessary consequence of the uneasiness which you feel . Every man who
attacks my belief , diminishes in some degree my confidence in it , and therefore
makes me ...
For my own part I ever was clearly of opinion that this right was inherent in the
very constitution of a jury , and indeed in sense and reason , inseparable from
their important function . To establish it , therefore , by statute , is , I think ,
JOHNSON . “ Sir , he is accessary to no imposition . His daughter is in his house ;
and if a man courts her , he takes his chance . If a friend , or , indeed , if any man
asks his opinion whether he should marry her , he ought to advise him against it ...
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