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Why ( replied the King ) , this is not only telling an untruth but telling it clumsily ;
for , if that be the case , every one who ... and if he would have been contented to
tell the world no more than he knew , he might have been a very considerable ...
That man ( said he ) sat down to write a book , to tell the world what the world had
all his life been telling him . “ Somebody observing that the Scotch Highlanders ,
in the year 1745 , had made surprising efforts , considering their numerous ...
little I have to tell . Of myself I can only add , that having been afflicted many
weeks with a very troublesome cough , I am now recovered . " I take the liberty
which you give me of troubling you with a letter , of which you will please to fill up
He would have to tell of almost all the living great what they do not wish told . "
GOLDSMITH . “ It may , perhaps , be necessary for a native to be more cautious ;
but a foreigner who comes among us without prejudice may be considered as ...
But before conscience can determine , the state of the question is supposed to be
completely known . In questions of law or of fact , conscience is very often
confounded with opinion . No man ' s conscience can tell him the right of another
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