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" ... that the fear of something made him resolve ; it is upon the state of his mind, after the resolution is taken, that I argue. Suppose a man either from fear, or pride, or conscience, or whatever motive, has resolved to kill himself; when once the resolution... "
The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Page 205
by James Boswell - 1822
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...refolution is taken, he has nothing to fear. He may then go and take the King of Pruflia by the nofe, at the head of his army. He cannot fear the rack, who is refolved to ,kill himfelf. When Euftace Budgel was walking down to the Thames determined to drown himfelf,...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...resolved to kill himself, when once the resolution is taken he has nothing to fear. He may then go arid take the King of Prussia by the nose, at the head...aside, and first set fire to St. James's palace." The subject at another time turning on the belief in ghosts, Johnson said, " Sir, I make a distinction...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 78, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1808
...motive, /has resolved to kill himself: when once the resolution is taken, he has nothing to fear. He may then go and take the King of Prussia by the nose, at the head of his army. He cannot tear the rack,, who is resolved to kill himself. When Eustace Budgell was walking down to the Thames,...
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The Projector: A Periodical Paper, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...motive, has resolved to kill himself: when once the resolution is taken, he has nothing to fear. He may then go and take the King of Prussia by the nose,...rack, who is resolved to kill himself. When Eustace Budgell was walking down to the Thames, determined to drown himself, he might, if he pleased, without...
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The Projector: A Collection of Essays, in the Manner of the ..., Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1817
...motive, has resolved to kill himself: when once the resolution is taken, he has nothing to fear. He may then go and take the King of Prussia by the nose,...rack, who is resolved to kill himself. When Eustace Budgell was walking down to the Thames, determined to drown himself, he might, if he pleased, without...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...motive, has resolved to kill himself; when once the resoluton is taken, he has nothing to fear. He may then go and take the King of Prussia by the nose,...army. He cannot fear the rack, who is resolved to kill kimself. When Eustace Budget was walking down to the Thames, determined to drown himself, he might,...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...motive, has resolved to kill himself, when once the resolution is taken he has nothing to fear. He may then go and take the King of Prussia by the nose,...aside, and first set fire to St. James's palace." The subject at another time turning on the belief in ghosts, Johnson said, " Sir, I make a distinction...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...motive, has resolved to kill himself; when once the resolution is taken, he has nothing to fear. He may then go and take the king of Prussia by the nose,...aside, and first set fire to St. James's Palace." No. VI. "PREJUDICE. JOHNSON'S prejudice against Scotland appeared remarkably strong at times. When...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...motive, has resolved to kill himself; when once the resolution is taken, he has nothing to fear. He may then go and take the King of Prussia by the nose,...rack, who is resolved to kill himself. When Eustace Budge] was walking down to the Thames, determined to drown himself, he might, if he pleased, without...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...when once the resoluton is taken. he has nothing to fear. He may then go and take the King of Prnssia by the nose, at the head of his army. He cannot fear the rack, who is resolved to kill kimself. When E-istnce Budgel was walking down to the Thames, determined to drown himself, he might,...
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