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" But the knowledge of nature is only half the task of a poet; he must be acquainted likewise with all the modes of life. His character requires that he estimate the happiness and misery of every condition ; observe the power of all the passions in all... "
Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose - Page 886
by Vicesimus Knox - 1797
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale : in Two Volumes, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Ethiopia - 1759 - 165 pages
...eftimate the happinefs and mifery of every condition ; obferve the power of all the paffions in all their combinations, and trace the changes of the human...are modified by various inftitutions and accidental influF 3 ences ences of climate or cuftom, from the Ipritelinefs of infancy to the defpondence of decrepitude....
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The prince of Abissinia [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...eftimate the happinefs and mifery of every condition ; obferve the power of all the paflions in all their combinations, and trace the changes of the human...to the defpondence of decrepitude. He muft diveft himfelfof the prejudices of his age or country; he muft confider right and wrong in their abftracted...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...eftimate the happinefs and mifery of every condition; obferve the power of all the paffions in all their combinations, and trace the changes of the human...infancy to the defpondence of decrepitude. He muft divert himfelf of the prejudices of his age or country; he muft confider right and wrong in their abftracted...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Tales and visions: The history of ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...eftimate the happinefs and mifery of every condition ; obferve the power of all the paflions in all their combinations, and trace the changes of the human...from the fprightlinefs of infancy to the defpondence fpondence of decrepitude. He muft diveft himfelf of the prejudices of his age or country; he muft confider...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...eftimate the happinefs and mifery of every condition; obferve the power of all the paflions in all their combinations, and trace the changes of the human...from the fprightlinefs of infancy to the defpondence Ipondence of decrepitude. He muft diveft himfelf of the prejudices of his age or country -, he muft...
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - Ethiopia - 1790 - 304 pages
...eftimate the happinefs and mifery of every condition ; obferve the power of all the paffions in all their combinations, and trace the changes of the human...diveft himfelf of the prejudices of his age or country ; he muft confider right and wrong in their abftracted and invariable ftate ; he muft difregard prefent...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: A dissertation upon the Greek comedy ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...eftimate the happinefs and mifery of every condition; obferve the power of ail the paflions in all their combinations> and trace the changes of the human...cuftom^ from the fprightlinefs of infancy to .the deipondence of decrepitude. He muft diveft himfelf of the prejudices of his age or country ; he muft...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...he edimatethe happinefs and mifery of every condition, obferve the power of all the paffions in all their combinations, and trace the changes of the human...inftitutions, and accidental influences of climate or cuflom, from the fprightlinefs of infancy to the defpondence of decrepitude. He muft dived himfelf...
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Dissertation on Greek comedy fr. Brumoy. Observations on Macbeth. Adventurer ...

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...cftimate the happinefs, and mifery of every condition ; obferve the power of all the paffions in all their combinations, and trace the changes of the human...the fprightlinefs of infancy to the defpondence of d :crepitude . He muft diveft himfelf of the prejudices of his age or country; he muft confider right...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...eftimate the happinefs and mifery of every condition ; obferve the power of all the paffions in all their combinations, and trace the changes of the human mind as they are modified by various inftitution?, and accidental influences, of climate or cuftoin, from the fprightlinefs of infancy to...
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