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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1752
...among the benefaftors of mankind, who contrafts the great rules of life into fhort fentences, which may be eafily imprefled on the memory, and taught...frequent recollection to recur habitually to the mind, whenever occafion calls them into ufe. However thofe who have pa/Ted through half the life of man may...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 228 pages
...his purpofe being to contrail diffufive reafonings into Jhort Jentences, " that they maybe the more eafily imprefled on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection, to recur habitually to the mind." He has likewife added a few obfervations under the head of REPENTANCE, which will bef t carry their...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...numbered among the beiKtaftot? of mankind, who contra&s the great rules of life into fliort fentenccs, that may be eafily imprefled on the memory, and taught...recur habitually to the mind. However thofe who have paftd through half the life of man may now wonder that any Ihould require to be cautioned againrV corruption,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...juftly numbered among the benefactors of mankind, who contracts the great rules of life into fliort fentences, that may be eafily imprefled on the memory,...recur habitually to the mind. However thofe who have pafled through half the life of man, may now wonder that any fhould require to be cautioned againft...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...juftly numbered among the benefactors of mankind, who contracts the great rules of life into fhort fentences, that may be eafily imprefled on the memory,...recur habitually to the mind. However thofe who have pafled through half the life of man, may now wonder that any fhould require to be cautioned ag.iinft...
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The rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...juftly numbered among the benefactors of mankind, who contracts the great rules of life into fhort fentences, that may be eafily imprefled on the memory,...recur habitually to the mind. However thofe who have pafled through half the life of man, may now wonder that any fhould require to be cautioned againft...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1801
...of mankind, who contracts the great rules of life into fhort fentences, that may be eafily imprefied on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection...recur habitually to the mind. However thofe who have pafled through half the life of man, may now wonder that any fhould require to b; cautioned againft...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 22

British essayists - 1802
...of mankind, who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to the mi'M. However those who have passed through half the life of man, may now wonder that any should require...
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Select British Classics, Volume 8

English literature - 1803
...mankind, who»contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to the mind. However those who have passed through half the life of man may now wonder that any should require to be cautioned...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...mankind, who ' contracts the great rules of life into short sentences that rmiy be easily impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to the mind. Rambler, vol. 4, p. 84. AXIOMS, Pointed axidms, and acute replies, fly loose •about the world, an...
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