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" ... nothing will supply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. "
The lives of the English poets - Página 404
por Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
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A First Sketch of English Literature

Henry Morley - 1873 - 912 páginas
...tale with the kindliness of a true nature, while he drew from it the lesson " that nothing will supply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." 50. In 1745, Johnson, aged thirty-six, published...
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LIFE AND CONSERVATIONS OF DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON (FOUNDED CHIEFLY UPON BOSWELL).

ALEXANDER MAIN - 1874
...capacities or attainments, disregarded the common maxims of life, shall be reminded that nothing will supply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity long continued will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." Could anything be fairer or kindlier than this?...
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Wisdom and Genius of Dr. Samuel Johnson: Selected from His Prose Writings

William Alexander Clouston - 1875 - 298 páginas
...capacities or attainments, disregard the common maxims of life, should be reminded that nothing will supply the want of prudence ; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. Prudence is of more frequent use than any other intellectual...
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Thrift

Samuel Smiles - 1875 - 384 páginas
...capacities or attainments, disregard the common maxims of life, shall be reminded that nothing will supply the want of prudence, and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." Sterne died poor, if he did not die insolvent. At...
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Encyclopedia of Natural and Artificial Wonders and Curiosities ..., Volumen11

John Platts - 1876 - 952 páginas
...capacities or attainments disregard the common maxims of life, shall be reminded, that nothing will supply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." — Johnson's Life of Savage. Miss MARGARET M'Avot....
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Wine and walnuts

William Alexander Clouston - 1876
...and attainments, disregard the common maxims of life, ought to be reminded that nothing will supply the want of prudence ; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. — Johnson. A man cannot possess anything that is...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - 1879 - 665 páginas
...with the kindliness of a true nature, while he drew from it the lesson, " that nothing will supply the want of prudence ; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. " CHAPTER XIH. FIRST HALF OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY:...
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Wrecked Lives ; Or, Men who Have Failed

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1880
...capacities or attainments, disregarded the common maxims of life, shall be reminded that nothing will supply the want of prudence ; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." We may accept this lesson if, by the " prudence...
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Heroes in the Strife; Or, The Temperance Testimonies of Some Eminent Men ...

Frederick Sherlock - 1881 - 268 páginas
...t/tat are likely to impair your health in the long run. Dr. Johnson said, that ' nothing will supply the want of prudence,' and ' that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible.' Guard yourselves, for the competition in Art is...
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Murray's Magazine, Volumen7

1890
...capacities or attainments, disregard the common maxims of life, shall be reminded that nothing will supply the want of prudence, and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless. •wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." Johnson conducted himself in an entirely different...
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