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" have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them leant, than tell a child, if you do thus, or thus, you will be more esteemed than your brothers or sisters. The rod produces an effect which terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped... "
Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ... - Page 7
by James Boswell - 1820
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1785 - 524 pages
...Sir, me is wrong; I would rather have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child, if you do thus or thus, you will be more efteemed than your brothers or fifters. The rod produces an effeft which terminates in itfelf. A child...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1785 - 534 pages
...Sir, fhe is wrong ; I would, rather have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child, if you do thus or thus, you will be more efleemed than your brothers or fifters. The rod produces an effect which terminates in itfclf. A child...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...'Sir, she is wrong1; I would rather have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child if you do thus or thus, you will be more esteemed than your b/others or sisters. The rod produces / 1 See ante, \. 54. an The Buller of Buchan. an effect which...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...rod. " I would rather (faid he) have the rod to be the general terrour to all, to make them learn, than tell a child, if you do thus, or thus, you will be more efteemed than your brothers or fifters. The rod produces an effect which terminates in itfelf. A child...
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An Enquiry Into the Duties of the Female Sex

Thomas Gisborne - Conduct of life - 1797 - 426 pages
...pointedly obferved ; " I would " rather have the rod to be the general ter" ror to all to make them learn, than tell a " child, if you do thus or thus, you will be *' more eftcemed than your brothers or " fifters. By exciting emulation and com" parifons of fuperiority, you...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...of the rod. " I would rather (faid he) have the rod the general terror of all, to make them learn, than tell a child, if you do thus, or thus, you will be more efteemed tharr your brothers or fifters. The rod produces an effedt which terminates in itfelf. A child...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...under Dec. 17. 177554 Mr. Hunter. have the rod to be the general terrour to all, to make them learn, than tell a child, if you do thus, or thus, you will...mischief ; you make brothers and sisters hate each other1.' When Johnson saw some young ladies in Lincolnshire who were remarkably well behaved, owing...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

...She is. wrong ;•! would rather have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child, if you do thus or thus, you will be more eiteemed than your brothers or fitters. The rod produces an efTeft which terminates in itfelf. A child...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...of the rod. " I would rather (said he) have the rod the general terror of all, to make them learn, than tell a child, if you do thus, or thus, you will...being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end ou't; whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of superiority, .you lay the foundation of lasting...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child, if you do Um.-, or thus, you will be more esteemed than your brothers...which terminates in itself, A child is afraid of being wipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't ; whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisoas...
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