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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler - Page 198
by John Hawkins - 1787
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1751
...of PLEASURE ; many appeared to have great confidence in their (kill, and fome indeed were preferved from finking, who had received only a fingle blow": but I remarked, that few vefTels lafted long which had been much repaired ; nor was: it found, that the artifts themfelves continued...
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The Rambler. ...

Samuel Johnson - 1763
...Shattered on the rocks of PLEASURE. Many appeared to have great confidence in their fkill, and fome, indeed, were preferved by it from finking, who had...continued afloat longer than thofe who had leaft of their affiflance. THE only advantage which, in the voyage of life, the cautious had above the negligent,...
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The Rambler: In Four Volumes..

Samuel Johnson - 1784
...confidence in their fkill, and fome, indeed, were preferved by it from fmking, who had received enly a fmgle blow; but I remarked that few veflels lafted long...artifts themfelves •continued afloat longer than thoie who had kaft of their affiftance. The only advantage which, in the voyage of life, the cautious...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...mattered on the rocks of Pleafure. Many appeared to have great confidence in their (kill, and fome, indeed, were preferved by it from finking, who had...continued afloat longer than thofe who had leaft of their affiitmce. The only advantage which, in the voyage of life, the cautious had above the negligent, was,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...fluttered on the rocks of PLEASURE. Many appeared to have great confidence in their fkill, and fome, indeed, were preferved by it from finking, who had...continued afloat longer than thofe who had leaft of their afliftance. The only advantage which, in the voyage of life, the cautious had above the negligent,...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 463 pages
...of Pleafure. Many appeared to have great confidence in their (kill, and feme, indeed, were pieferved by it from finking, who had received only a fingle blow ; but I remarked that few veffels lafted long which had been much repaired, nor was it found that the artifts themfelves continued...
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The Prose Epitome: Or, Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining ...

English literature - 1792 - 456 pages
...prefervcd by it from finking, who had received only a (ingle blow ; but I remarked, that few vcffels lafted long which had been much repaired, nor was it found that the artifts themfclves continued afloat longer than thoft who had leaft of their aflifiance. The only advantage...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 1

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 1078 pages
...on the rocks of Pleafure. — • Many appeared to have great confidence in their fkill, and fome, 'indeed, were preferved by it from finking, who had...remarked that few veflels lafted long which had been been much repaired, nor was it found that the artifts themfelves continued afloat longer than thofe...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and ..., Volumes 3-4

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1796
...Pleafure. — Many appeared to have great confidence in their fkill, and fome, indeed, were prefer; ed by it from finking, who had received only a fingle blow; but I remarked that few veffels lalted long which had been much repaired, nor was it found that the artifls themfelves continued...
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The Beauties of English Writers: In Prose and Verse

English literature - 1799 - 308 pages
...fhattered on the rocks of Pleafure. Many appeared to have great confidence in their fkill, and fome, indeed, were preferved by it from finking, who had received only a fingle blow 5 but I remarked that few veflels 8 ESSAYS, No. I. lafted long which had been much repaired, nor was...
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