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" IT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping the eye fixed upon something remote. In the same manner present opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is slighted, by minds busied in extensive ranges, and intent upon future advantages. Life,... "
The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ... - Page 185
1764
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 22

English literature - 1760
...bur/Jay, tie yb of tie month of Swan, of I hi year 5 5 1 9 from tti creatim, The I t E If) № 92. IT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping the eye fixed upon Something remote. In the fame manier prefent opportunities are negiecled, and attainable good is flighted,...
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The idler

Samuel Johnson - 1767
...converfion of finners, propriety and elegance are lefs than nothing. NQ 91. Saturday, "January 12. IT is common to overlook what is near by keeping the...remote. In the fame manner prefent opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is flighted, by minds bufied in extenfive ranges, and intent upon future...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...converfion of fmners, propriety and elegance are lefs than nothing. NUMB. 91. SATURDAY, January 12, 1760. IT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping...remote. In the fame manner prefent opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is flighted, by minds bufied in extenfive ranges, and intent upon future...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...converfion of linnets, propriety and elegance are leis (ban nothing. № XCI. SATURDAY, JANUARY 12. IT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping...remote. In the fame manner prefent opportunities are negkfted, and attainable good is flighted, by minds bufu'd in extenfive ranges, and intent upon future...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...converfion of finners, propriety and elegance are left than nothing. NUMB. 91. SATURDAY, January 12, 1760, IT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping...remote. In the fame manner prefent opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is flighted, by minds bufied in extenfive ranges, and intent upon future...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...converfion of finners, propriety and elegance are lefs than nothing. NUMB. 91. SATURDAY, January 12, 1760. IT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping...remote. In the fame manner prefent opportunities are negletfted, and attainable good is flighted, by minds bufied in extcnfive ranges, and intent upon future...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...fomething remote. In the fame manner prefent opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is ffighted, by minds bufied in extenfive ranges, and intent upon future advantages. Life, however* fhort, is made ftill fhorter by wafte of time, and its progrefs towards happinefs, though naturally...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...conversion of sinners, propriety and elegance are less than nothing. No. XCI. SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1760. IT is common to overlook what is near by keeping the eye fixed upon something remote. In the same manner present opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is slighted,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...conversion of sinners, propriety and elegance are less than nothing. N91. SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1760. IT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping the eye fixed upon something remote. In the same manner present opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is slighted,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...of sinners, propriety and elegance are less than nothing. NUMB. 91. SATURDAY, January 12, 1760. TT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping the eye fixed upon something remote. In the same manner, present opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is slighted,...
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