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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...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 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 Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...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 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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France: Her Government, Administrative, and Social Organisation ...

France - 1844 - 236 pages
...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 mind." — DR. JOHNSON. 8, LEAUENHALL STREET. POETICAL GLEANINGS. Second Edition. Compiled by the Same. In...
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Travels in southern Abyssinia, Volume 2

1844
...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 mind."—DR. JOHNSON. 8, LEADENHALL STREET. POETICAL GLEANINGS. Second Edition. Compiled by the Same....
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The beauties of Johnson: choice selections from his works

Samuel Johnson - 1851
...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 mind. Books. Rambler, vol. 4. " Soaks," says Bacon, " can never teach the use of books." The student must...
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The Beauties of Sterne: Choice Selections from His Works

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1853 - 160 pages
...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 mind. Rambler, vol. 4. Books. " Soaks," says Bacon, " can never teach the use of books." The student must...
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Literary criticisms and other papers, Volume 3

Horace Binney Wallace - American literature - 1856 - 458 pages
...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 mind.' Under this view, I would be glad that, for the attainment of that sort of conduct which lies between...
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Literary Criticisms and other papers

Horace Binney Wallace - 1856
...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 mind.7 Under this view, I would be glad that, for the attainment of that sort of conduct which lies...
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Friends for the fireside: recollections [&c.].

Anne Mathews - 1860
...of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may easily be impressed on the memory, and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to the mind. What profits it to point out things already manifest ? A great deal ; for sometimes, though we know...
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Drops of Water: A Selection of Temperance Poems & Recitations

Ella Wheeler Wilcox - 1874 - 154 pages
...6d- post free. Containing " The great rules of life in short sentences that may be easily impressed on the memory and taught by frequent recollection to recur habitually to the mind." London: John Kempster & Co. Just Published, fcap. 8vo, cloth elegant, price Is. 6d. post free. THE...
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