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" M'Aulay passed the evening with us at our inn. When Dr Johnson spoke of people whose principles were good, but whose practice was faulty, Mr M'Aulay said, he had no notion of people being in earnest in their good professions, whose practice was not suitable... "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ... - Page 409
by James Boswell - 1786
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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
...profeflions, whofe practice was not fuitable. The Doctor grew warm, and faid, fc bir, are you fo grofsly ignorant of human nature, as not to know that a man may be very fincere in good principles, without having good practice ? [' Dr. Dr. johnfon was unqueftionably in...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: comprehending an account of his studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...whofe practice was not fuitable to them," was thus reprimanded by him:—" Sir, are you fo grofsly ignorant of human nature as not to know that a man may be very fincere in good principles, without having good practice * ?" But let no man encourage or foothe himfelf...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 112

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1860
...professions whose practice was not ' suitable to them." The Doctor grew warm and said, " Sir, ' are you so grossly ignorant of human nature as not to know ' that a man may be very sincere in good principle without ' having good practice ? " ' If we could afford to linger over Mr. Irving's pages...
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Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1807 - 460 pages
...provided with a good horse to carry hirn next day. Mr. John M'Aulay passed the evening with us at pur inn. When Dr. Johnson spoke of people whose principles...that a man may be very sincere in good principles, withput havipg good practice f" Dr. Johnson was unquestionably in'the right; and whoever examines himself...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...professions, whose practice was not suitable to them," was thus reprimanded by him :—" Sir, are you so grossly ignorant of human nature as not to know...sincere in good principles, without having good practice ?" 6 But let no man encourage or soothe himself in "presumptuous sin," from knowing that Johnson was...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...professions, whose practice was not suitable to them," was thus reprimanded by him : — " Sir, are you so grossly ignorant of human nature as not to know...sincere in good principles, without having good practice ?"6 But let no man encourage or soothe himself in " presumptuous sin," from knowing that Johnson *...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1810 - 414 pages
...their good professions, whose practice was not suitable. The Doctor grew warm, and said, " Sir, are you so grossly ignorant of human nature', as not to know...and practice is greater in some men than in others. I recollect very little of this night's conversation. I am sorry that indolence came upon me towards...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813
...called her a Duchess with three tails. He was much pleased with our visit at the castle of Inveraray. The Duke of Argyle was exceedingly polite to him,...the inconsistency between principles and practice are greater in some men than in others. I recollect very little of this night's conversation. I am...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1813 - 454 pages
...Inveraray. The Duke of Argyle was exceedingly polite to him, and, upon his complaining of the she! ties which he had hitherto ridden being too small for him,...the inconsistency between principles and practice are greater in some men than in others. I recollect very little of this night's conversation. I am...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...professions, whose practice was not suitable to them, was thus reprimanded by him: — Sir, are you so grossly ignorant of human nature as not to know...in good principles, without having good practice. Bnt let no man encourage or sooilie himself in presumptuous sin, from knowing that Johnson was sometimes...
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