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" ... more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied narrative, begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral. "
Select British Classics - Página 37
1803
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Curiosities of Literature, Volumen1

Isaac Disraeli, Benjamin Disraeli - 1859 - 509 páginas
...papers to a defence of anecdotes, and expresses himself thus on certom collectors of am-cdoies : ' They are not always so happy as to select the most...not well what advantage posterity can receive from ihe only circumstance by which Tick'-ll has distinguished Additon from the rest of mankind, — the...
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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 páginas
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral. " There are, indeed, some natural reasons why these narratives are often written by such as were not...
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Hints to thinkers; or, Lectures for the times

William Edward Baxter - 1860
...Johnson said, that " more knowledge may be gained of a man's character by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from. a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral." There is something peculiarly humanizing, elevating, and ennobling in Poetry. It refines the taste,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volumen1

James Boswell - 1860
...knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his serfants, than from a formal and studied narrative, begun with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral. " There are, indeed, some natural reasons why these narratives are often written by such as were not...
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The life, times and correspondence of ... dr. Doyle

William John Fitzpatrick - 1861
...Johnson, that often " More knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral." The reader does not need to be reminded that Dr. Doyle had set his heart on the establishment of a...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral. " There are, indeed, some natural reasons why these narratives are often written by such as were not...
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Wisdom and Genius of Dr. Samuel Johnson: Selected from His Prose Writings

William Alexander Clouston - 1875 - 298 páginas
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree, and ended with his funeral. I have often thought that there has rarely passed a life of which a judicious and faithful narrative...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 páginas
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral. DR. S. JOHNSON : Rambler, No. 60. The variety and splendour of the lives of such men render it often...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 752 páginas
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with re concerned in this, and whether the temper of the...this difference, that in some it retains the charac DR. S. JOHNSON : Rambler, No. 60. The variety and splendour of the lives of such men render it often...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volumen1

James Boswell - 1880
...their heroes, that more knowledge may be gained of a man's real character, by a short conversation with one of his servants, than from a formal and studied...narrative^ begun with his pedigree, and ended with his Cuneral. " There are, indeed, some natural reasons why these narratives are often written by such as...
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