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" The works and operations of nature are too great in their extent, or too much diffused in their relations, and the performances of art too inconstant and uncertain, to be reduced to any determinate idea. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler - Page 342
by John Hawkins - 1787
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1751
...any flanding form of cxpreffion, becaufe they are always fuffering fome alteration of their ftate. Definition is, indeed, not the province of man ; every...their extent, or too much diffufed in their relations l and the performances of art are too inconftant and uncertain to be reduced to any determinate idea....
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...fuffering fome alteration of their Irate. Definition is, indeed, not the province of man; every ihing is fet above or below our faculties. The works and...nature are too great in their extent, or too much ditfufed in their relations, and the performances of art too inconltant and uncertain to be reduced...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...any ftanding form of expreffion, becaufe they are always fuffering fome alteration of their ftate. Definition is, indeed, not the province of man ; every...uncertain, to be reduced to any determinate idea. It is impoffible to imprefs upon our minds an adequate and juft reprefentation of an objecl fo great that...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 463 pages
...any (landing form of expreflion, becaufe they are always iuffering feme alteration of their ftate. Definition is, indeed, not the province of man ; every...reduced to any determinate idea. It is impoflible to unprefs upon our minds an adequate andjult reprefentation of an object fb great that we can never take...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]., Volume 3

1801
...expreffion, becaufe they are always fullering fome alteration of their ftate. Definition is, indeed, not_ the province of man ; every thing is fet above or"...uncertain, to be reduced to any determinate idea. It is impoffible to imprds upon our minds an adequate and juft rep'refentation of an objca fo great that...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...in any Handing form of expreflion, becaufe they are always fuffering fome alteration of their Mate. Definition is, indeed, not the province of man ; every...nature are too great in their extent, or too much diffuied in their relations, and the performances of art too inconftant and uncertain, to be reduced...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...any ftanding form of expreflion, becaufe they are always fuflering ibmc alteration of their ftate. Definition is, indeed, not the province of man ; every...nature are too great in their extent, or too much diffuied in their relations, and the performances of art too inconftant and uncertain, to be reduced...
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Select British Classics, Volume 7

English literature - 1803
...some alteration of their state. Definition is, indeed, not the province of man ; every thing is set above or below our faculties. The works and operations...nature are too great in their extent, or too much diffused in their relations, and the performances of art too inconstant and uncertain, to be reduced...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1806
...any flanding form of expreffion, becaufe they are always fuffering fome alteration of their ftate. Definition is, indeed, not the province of man ; every...uncertain, to be reduced to any determinate idea. It is impoffible to imprefs upon our minds an adequate and juft reprefentation of an object fo great, that...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 3

1806
...their state. Definition is indeed not the province of man ; every thing is set above or VoL. III. M below our faculties. The works and operations of nature are too great in their extent, or too much diffused in their relations, and the performances of art too inconstant aud uncertain, to be reduced...
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