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" Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life,' expecting to find it a dull book (as such books generally are), and perhaps to laugh at it. But I found Law quite an overmatch for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest of religion, after I... "
Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ... - Page 135
by James Boswell - 1820
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...reluctance to go to church'. I then became a sort of lax talker against religion, for I did not much think against it ; and this lasted till I went to Oxford,...suffered*. When at Oxford, I took up 'Law's Serious Call 1 On Easter Sunday 1716 during service some pieces of stone from the spire of St. Mary's fell on the...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...reluctance to go to church". I then became a sort of lax talker against religion, for I did not much think against it ; and this lasted till I went to Oxford,...suffered*. When at Oxford, I took up 'Law's Serious Call 1 On Easter Sunday 1716 during service some pieces of stone from the spire of St. Mary's fell on the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...reluctance to go to church. I then became a sort of lax talker against religion, for I did not much think against it ; and this lasted till I went to Oxford, where it would not \tefuffered. When at Oxford, I took up " Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life," expecting to find it a...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 13

Religion - 1815
...of Dr. Johnson is well known, but will bear repeating. " When at Oxford," said l his great man, " 1 took up Law's ' Serious Call to a Holy Life,' expecting to find it a dull book (as such hooks generally are), and perhaps to laugh at it; but I found Law quite an overmatch for me; and this...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...a sort of lax talker against religion, for t did not much think against it; and this lasted till 1 went to Oxford, where it would not be suffered. When...are,) and perhaps to laugh at it. But I found Law quite an overmatch for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest of religion,...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1808
...the work entire, as expressed in the prefatory remarks of this number. ' When at Oxford," says he, ' I took up Law's serious call to a holy life, expecting...generally are) and perhaps to laugh at it. But I found Law quite an overmatch for me, and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest of religion, after...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: With Critical Observations on His Works

Robert Anderson - Authors, English - 1815 - 639 pages
...go to church. I then became a sort of lax talker against religion, for I did not much Ihinlc about it ; and this lasted till I went to Oxford, where...are), and perhaps to laugh at it. But I found Law quite an over-match for me *. And this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest of religion,...
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Six Discourses on Family Worship

Job Orton - Families - 1816 - 119 pages
...of all orders of Christians, by William Law, AM Abridged. 4 When at Oxford,' said Dr. J. ' I took op Law's Serious Call to a holy life, expecting to find...book, (as such books generally are,) and perhaps to faugh at it. Rut I found Law quite an overmatch for me ; and tliir was. the first occasion of my thinking...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...church. I then became a sort of lax talker against religion, for I did not much think against it; und this lasted till I went to Oxford, where it would...books generally are,) and perhaps to laugh at it. I5ut I found Law quite an overmatch for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest...
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A Summary of the History of the English Church and of the Sects which Have ...

Johnson Grant - Great Britain - 1820
...than comprehensive and universal. •*' When at Oxford," says Johnson, " I took up Law's Serious Call, expecting to find it a dull book, as such books generally are, and perhaps to laugh at it. But I found Law quite an overmatch for me; and this was the. first time of my thinking in earnest about religion."...
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