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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a Tour to ... - Page 89
by James Boswell - 1900 - 726 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...itself merely by unnecessary deviation from the usual modes of the world. My poor friend Smart shewed the disturbance of his mind, by falling upon his knees,...time, the following conversation with Dr. Burney: — BURNEY. ' How does poor Smart do, Sir ; is he likely to recover?' JOHNSON. ' It seems as if his...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...itself merely by unnecessary deviation from the usual modes of the world. My poor friend Smart shewed the disturbance of his mind, by falling upon his knees,...time, the following conversation with Dr. Burney: — BURNEY. ' How does poor Smart do, Sir ; is he likely to recover?' JOHNSON. ' It seems as if his...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...itself merely by unnecessary deviation from the usual' modes of the world. My poor friend Smart shewed the disturbance of his mind, by falling upon his knees,...time, the following conversation with Dr. Burney. — BUKXEY. " How does poor Smart do, Sir ; is he likely to recover ?" JOHNSON. " It seems as if his...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...itself merely by unnecessary deviation from the usual modes of the world. My poor friend Smart shewed the disturbance of his mind, by falling upon his knees,...time, the following conversation with Dr. Burney.— BURNEY. " How does poor Smart do, Sir; is he likely to recover?" JOHNSON. " It seems as if his mind...
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The guide to domestic happiness [by W. Giles].

William Giles - Marriage - 1811 - 244 pages
...usual modes of the world. My poor friend Smart showed the disturbance of his mind by falling upon bis knees, and saying his prayers in the street, or in...that their understanding is not called in question.' The reasonableness of family worship will appear very obvious from a consideration of our unceasing...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...itself merely by unnecessary deviation from the usual modes of the world. My poor friend Smart shewed the disturbance of his mind, by falling upon his knees,...so many who do not pray, that their understanding ia not called in question." Concerning this unfortunate poet, Christopher Smart, who was confined in...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...disturbance of his mind, by falling upon his knees, and saying his prayers in the street, or in any unusual place. Now, although, rationally speaking,...time, the following conversation with Dr. Burney. BURNEV. " How does poor Smart do, sir? is he likely to recover ?" JOHNSON. "It seems as if his mind...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820
...his mind, by fulling upon his knees, and saying In-, prayers in the street, or in any other unnsual place. Now although, rationally speaking, it is greater...not pray, that their understanding is not called in qnestion." Concerning this unfortunate poet, Christopher Smart, who was confined in a mad-honse, he...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...itself merely by unnecessary deviation from the usual modes of the world. My poor friend Smart shewed the disturbance of his mind, by falling upon his knees,...time, the following conversation with Dr. Burney. — BURNEY. " How does poor Smart do, sir ; is he likely to recover?" JOHNSON. " It seems as if his...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821
...disturbance of his mind, by falling upon his knees, and saying his prayers in the street, or in any unusual place. Now, although, rationally speaking,...not pray, that their understanding is not called in qnestion." Concerning this unfortunate poet, Christopher Smart, who was confined in a mad-house, he...
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