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" His opinion was that men had only the appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion; and that as the boughs of an oak are dashed together by the storm, that swine may fatten upon the falling acorns, so men are by some unaccountable... "
Standard Stenography: Being Taylor's Shorthand - Page 45
by Alfred Janes - 1882 - 64 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 1

History - 1764
...men. His opinion was, that men had only the appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion ; and that as the boughs of an oak are dafhed together by the ftorm, that fwine may fatten upon the falling acorn;, fo men are by fome unaccountable...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: In Thirteen Volumes, Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - 1788
...men. His opinion was, that men had only the appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion ; and that as the boughs of an oak are dafhed together by the ftorm, that fwine may fatten upon the falling acorns, fo men are by fome unaccountable...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. In Fourteen Volumes. Vol. XIV.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1788 - 558 pages
...men. His opinion was/that men had only the appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion; and that as the boughs of an oak are dafhed together by the ftorm, that fwine may fatten upon the falling acorns, fo men are by fome unaccountable...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 20

English literature - 1758
...upon only the appearance of animal life, being i, hid not nature, that devoted really vegetables with a power of motion ; and that as the boughs of an oak are daflied together by the ftorm, that (her being that feeds upon the fwine may fatten upon the falling...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1795
...had only the appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion ; and that ai, the boughs of an oak are dashed together b'y the storm, that swine may fatten upon the falling acorns, со men are, by some unaccountable power, driven ene against another till they lose...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...men. His opinion was, that men had only the appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion ; and that as the boughs of an oak...they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed, Oihers think they have observed something of contrivance and policy among these mischievous beings...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...of men. His opinion was, thatmenhad onlythe appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion ; and that as the boughs of an oak are dashed together by tha'storm, that swine may fatten upon thefallingacoms, so men are by some unaccountable power driven...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...men. His opinion was, that men had only the appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion ; and that as the boughs of an oak...together by the storm, that swine may fatten upon the falling acorns, so men are, by some unaccountable power, driven one against another, till they lose...
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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
...men. His opinion was, that men had only the appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion ; and that as the boughs of an oak...together by the storm, that swine may fatten upon the falling acorns, so men are, by some unaccountable power, driven one against another, till they lose...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...men. His opinion was, that men had only the appearance of animal life, being really vegetables with a power of motion ; and that as the boughs of an oak...together, by the storm, that swine may fatten upon the felling acorns, so men are, by some unaccountable power, driven one against another, till they lose...
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