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" I never experienced any where else. But, as Xerxes wept when he viewed his immense army, and considered that not one of that great multitude would be alive a hundred years afterwards, so it went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 38
by James Boswell - 1821
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English Men of Letters: Pope, by Leslie Stephen, 1900; Johnson by Leslie ...

1900
...Ranelagh, but he changed to the mood of Xerxes weeping at the sight of his army. " It went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant circle that was not afraid to go home ;md think ; but that the thoughts of each individual would be distressing when alone." Some years before...
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This Life and the Next: Impressions and Thoughts of Notable Men and Women ...

Estelle Davenport Adams - Death - 1902 - 295 pages
...that not one of that great multitude would be alive a hundred years afterwards, so it went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant...individual there would be distressing when alone." 3 I expressed a horror at the thought of death. Mrs. Knowles : " Nay, thou shouldst not have a horror...
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Memoirs of the City of London and Its Celebrities, Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1902
...that not one of that great multitude would be alive a hundred years afterward, so it went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant...individual there would be distressing when alone." " It is a charming place," writes Evelina to her guardian, " and the brilliancy of the lights, on my...
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Memoirs of George Selwyn and His Contemporaries, Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1902
...that not one of that great multitude would be alive a hundred years afterward, so it went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant...individual there would be distressing when alone." The last entertainment given at Ranelagh was at the installation of the Knights of the Bath in 1802.]...
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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen - Poets, English - 1902 - 216 pages
...Ranelagh, but he changed to the mood of Xerxes weeping at the sight of his army. " It went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant...and think ; but that the thoughts of each individual would be distressing when alone." .Some years before he had gone with Boswell to the Pantheon and taken...
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Life of Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1904
...that not one of that great multitude would be alive a hundred years afterwards, so it went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant...reflection was experimentally just. The feeling of languor 1, which succeeds the animation of gaiety, is itself a very severe pain; and when the mind...
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The Expositor

Samuel Cox, Sir William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt - Bible - 1905
...and gay sensation to my mind, such as I never experienced anywhere else. But ... it went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant circle that was not afraid to go home and think " (Johnson to Boswell). Cf. Rasselas, cb. xvi. " We have got a new family life, which is infinitely...
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Selections from the Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1909 - 479 pages
...not one of tlvat great multitude would be alive a hundred years afterwards, so it went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant...individual there, would be distressing when alone ' (Life 3. 199). 158. Pause awhile from letters to be wise. Johnson ever urged upon scholars and literary...
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Methodist Review, Volume 88

1906
...gave a gay sensation to my mind such as I had never experienced anywhere else. But it went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant...circle that was not afraid to go home and think." And this from CH Pearson, on the decay of home piety: "We have got a new family life, which is genial...
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Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Readers - 1916 - 344 pages
...that not one of that great multitude would be alive a hundred years afterwards, so it went to my heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant...reflection was experimentally just. The feeling of languor, which succeeds the animation of gaiety, is itself a very severe pain ; and when the mind is...
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