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" ... there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted with a wide carnage. "
District School Journal, of the State of New-York - Page 30
1843
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. In Fourteen Volumes. Vol. XIV.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1788 - 558 pages
...round them, pretend, that there is, in every herd, one that gives direftions to the reft, and feems to be more eminently delighted with a wide carnage. What it is that entitles him to fuch 'pre-eminence we know not; he is feldom the biggeft or the fwifteft, but he fhews by his eagernefs...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: In Thirteen Volumes, Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - 1788
...round them, pretend, that there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the reft, and feems to be more eminently delighted with a wide carnage. What it is that entitles him to fuch pre-eminence we know not ; he is feldom the biggeft or the fwifteft, but he fhews by his eagernefs...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...Shakspeare ? I shall be glad of them. ' I see your pupil sometimes* : his mind is as exalted as his that gives directions to the rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted with a wide carnage.' ' • Receipts for Shakespeare' WARTON.— BOSWELL. ' • Then of Lincoln College. Now Sir Robert Chambers,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...Shakspeare ? I shall be glad of them. ' I see your pupil sometimes' : his mind is as exalted as his that gives directions to the rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted with a wide carnage.' 1 ' Receipts for Shakespeare.' WARTON.— BOSWELL. 1 ' Then of Lincoln College. Now Sir Robert Chambers,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...mischievous beings ; and those that hover more closely round them, pretend, that there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the rest, and seems...not; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest, but he shews by his eagerness and diligence that he is, more than any of the others, a friend to the vultures....
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The British Essayists;: Idler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...mischievous beings : and those that hover more closely round them, pretend, that there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the rest, and seems...; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest, but he «hu*vs by his eagerness and diligence that he is, more than any of the others, a friend to the vultures....
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A Solemn Review of the Custom of War: Showing that War is the Effect of ...

Noah Worcester - Pacifism - 1816 - 32 pages
...mischievous beings ; and those that hover more closely round them pretend, that there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the rest, and seems...; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest, but he shews by his eagerness and diligence that he is, more than any of the others, a friend to the vultures.'"...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...mischievous beings; and those that hover more closely round them, pretend, that there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the rest, and seems...not; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest, but he shews by his eagerness and diligence that he is, more than any of the others, a friend to the vultures....
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary ..., Volume 1

English essays - 1822
...mischievous beings ; and those that hover more closely round them, pretend, that there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the rest, and seems...entitles him to such pre-eminence we know not — he his seldom the biggest or the swiftest, but he shews, by his eagerness and diligence, that he is, more...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...mischievous beings ; and those that hover more closely round them, pretend, that there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the rest, and seems...; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest, but he shews by his eagerness and diligence that he is, more than any of the others, a friend to vultures....
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