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" The keeper did not confine his benevolence to a gentle execution of his office, but made some overtures to the creditor for his release, though without effect; and continued, during the whole time of his imprisonment, to treat him with the utmost tenderness... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 399
by Samuel Johnson - 1820
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 14

James Anderson - Books, Reviews - 1793
...fallen companion, and keeps chattering to it till his own turn comes. READING MEMORANDUMS. V IRTUE is undoubtedly most laudable in that state which makes...it most difficult ; and therefore the humanity of a goaler certainly deserves public approbation ; and the man whose heart has not been hardened by such...
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 14

James Anderson - Books, Reviews - 1793
...fallen companion, and keeps chattering to it till his own turn comes. READING MEMORANDUMS. V IRTUE is undoubtedly most laudable in that state which makes...it most difficult ; and therefore the humanity of a goaler certainly deserves public approbation ; and the man whose heart has not been hardened by such...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...the whole time of his imprisonment, tw treat him with the utmost tenderness and civility. Virtue ft undoubtedly most laudable in that state which makes...may be justly proposed as a pattern of benevolence. • See this confirmed, Gent. Mag, vol. LV1I. 1140. N. If an inscription was once engraved " to the...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...himself towards the prisoners with great huJnanity. ii Virtue/' says Dr. Johnson, " is uni F3 doubtedly most laudable in that state which makes it most difficult, and therefore the humanity of a COALER certainiy deserves public attestation. The man, whose heart has not been hardened by such an...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...overtures to the creditor for his release, though without effect ; and continued, during the whole time of his imprisonment, to treat him with the utmost...undoubtedly most laudable in that state which makes it mostdifficult; and therefore the humanity of a gaoler certainly deserves this public attestation ;...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...the practice of •f virtue, and are not so much good men, as the friends of goodness. Life oi Swage. Virtue is undoubtedly most laudable in that state which makes it most difficult. Ibid. Virtue is the surest foundation both of reputation and fortune, and the first step to greatness...
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The Poetical Works of Richard Savage: With the Life of the Author

Richard Savage - English poetry - 1805 - 175 pages
...some overtures to the creditor for his release, but without effect ; and continued, during the whole time of his imprisonment, to treat him with the utmost...be justly proposed as a pattern of benevolence. If any inscription was once engraved to the ' honest toll-gatherer,' less honors ought not to be paid...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...overtures to the creditor for his release, though without effect ; and continued, du,ing the whole time of his imprisonment, to treat him with the utmost...If an inscription was once engraved " to the honest toll gatherer," less honours ought not to be paid " to the tender gaoler." Mr. Savage very frequently...
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Works, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...overtui£s to the creditor for his release, though without effect ; and continued, during the whole time of his imprisonment, to treat him with the utmost...employment, may be justly proposed as a pattern of benevolenep. If an inscription was once engraved " to the honest toll-gatherer," less honours ought...
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The Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ...

John Evans - England - 1818 - 520 pages
...introduced me to the late Mr. Watson, the keeper of the prison. — " Virtue," says Dr. Johnson, " is undoubtedly most laudable in that state which makes it most difficult, aud therefore the humanity 466 MAIDSTONE GAOL. of a GAOLER certainly deserves public attestation. The...
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