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" That this man, wise and virtuous as he was, passed always unentangled through the snares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm; but it may be said that at least he preserved the source of action unpolluted, that his principles were never... "
The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ... - Page 8
by William Collins - 1804
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 650 pages
...fmcerity. That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, pafled always unentangled through the fnares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid that at leaft he preferved the fource of action unpolluted, that his principles were never fhaken,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 650 pages
...fincerity. That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, pafled always unentangled through the fnares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid that at leaft he preferved the fource of action unpolluted, that his principles were never fhaken,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 676 pages
...Cncerity. That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, pafied always unentangled through the' fnares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid that at leaft he preferved the fource of action unpolluted, that his principles were never fhaken,...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. XIV.

1791 - 172 pages
...sincerity. That this man, wise and virtuous as he was, passed always unentangled through the snares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm....nothing of malignity or design, but proceeded from some unexpefted pressure, or casual temptation. The latter part of his life cannot be remembered but with...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Swift. Thompson. Watts ...

1794 - 954 pages
...fervour of That this man, wife and virtuous as he wa», pafied always uncniangled through the bars it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm; but it may be faid, that at leaft he preferred tk of action unpolluted; that his principles were never fhaken ; that...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 9

Robert Anderson - 1795 - 972 pages
...fmccrity. That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, palled always unentangled through the fhares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid, that at leaft he preferved the fource of action unpolluted ; that his principles were never fhaken...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

1798 - 604 pages
...fincerity. That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, pafled always unentangled through the fnares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid that at leaft he preferved the fource of action unpolluted, that his principles were never ihaken,...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 714 pages
...as he was, passed always unentangled through the snares of life, it would be prejudice and temeri-y to affirm ; but it may be said that at least he preserved...confounded, and that his faults had nothing of malignity or desigo, but proceeded from some unexpected pressure, or casual temptation. " The latter part of his...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804 - 716 pages
...sincerity. That this man, wise and virtuous as he was, passed always unentangled through the snares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm...some unexpected pressure, or casual temptation. " The " The latter part of his life cannot be remembered 'but with pity and sadness. He languished some years...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 594 pages
...abate the fervour of sincerity. — Of such a man, it is surely some degree of praise to eay, that he preserve-d the source of action unpolluted; that...shaken; that 'his distinctions of right and wrong were irever confounded, and that his faults had nothing of malignity, or design, but proceeded from some...
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