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" Nay, Sir, I would not have him prove it. If he is content to take his information from others, he may get through his book with little trouble, and without much endangering his reputation. But if he makes experiments for so comprehensive a book as his,... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 272
by James Boswell - 1835
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...book as his, there would be no end to them ; his erroneous aiTertions would then fall upon himfelf ; and he might be blamed for not having made experiments...The character of Mallet having been introduced, and fpoken of flightingly by Goldfmith; JoHNSON. " Why, Sir, Mallet had talents enough to keep his literary...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...trouble, and without much endangering his reputation. But if he makes experiments for fo comprehenfive a book as his, there would be no end to them ; his erroneous afiertions would then fall upon himfelf; and he might be blamed for not having made experiments as...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...engaged in this controversy. I always said Shakspeare had Latin enough to grammaticise his English." The character of Mallet having been introduced, and spoken of slightingly by Goldsmith, Johnson said " Why, Sir, Mallet had talents enough to keep his literary reputation alive as long as he himself...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...en•gaged in this controversy. I always said Shakspeare had Latin enough to grammaticise his English." The character of Mallet having been introduced, and spoken of slightingly by Goldsmith, Johnson said " Why, Sir, Mallet had talents enough to keep his literary reputation alive as long as he himself...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...others, he may get through his book with little trouble, and without much endangering his reputation. But if he makes experiments for so comprehensive a...introduced, and spoken of slightingly by Goldsmith ; Jonx3ON. " Why, Sir, Mai let had talents enough to keep his literary reputation alive as long as...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...others, he may get through hit book with little trouble, and without much endangering his reputation ; but if he makes experiments for so comprehensive a...end to them : his erroneous assertions would then full upon himself; and he might be blamed for not having made experiments as to every particular."...
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Johnsoniana: From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
...others, he may get through his book with little trouble, and without much endangering his reputation ; but if he makes experiments for so comprehensive a...his, there would be no end to them : his erroneous assertion] would then fall upon himself; and he might be blamed for not having made experiments as...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...others, he may get through his book with little trouble, and without much endangering his reputation ; but if he makes experiments for so comprehensive a book as his, there would be no cud to them : his erroneous assertions would then fall upon himself; and he might be blamed for not...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821
...others, ht may get through his book with little trouble, and without much endangering his reputation ; but if he makes experiments for so comprehensive a...not having made experiments as to every particular." . Boswell related, that he had, several times, when in Italy, seen the experiment of placing a scorpion...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...others, he may get through his book with little trouble, and without much endangering his reputation. But if he makes experiments for so comprehensive a...fall upon himself; and he might be blamed for not havin gmade experiments as to every particular." The character of Mallet having been introduced, and...
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