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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. With suppl. to the end of queen ...

Henry Morley - 1912
...tale with the kindliness of a true nature, while he drew from it the lesson " that nothing will supply # useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." 50. In 1745, Johnson, aged thirty-six, published...
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The Life of Oscar Wilde

Robert Harborough Sherard - 1906 - 470 páginas
...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." It is not, indeed, to point afresh this moral that...
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Selections from the Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1909 - 479 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 25 knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. PREFATORY NOTE ON THE LIFE OF ADDI80N...
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Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, Volumen60

1893
...capacities and 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 learning contemptible." 1893.] BAJLY'S MAGAZINE. [AUGUST Colours, Yellow,...
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Samuel Johnson and the Essay

Robert Donald Spector - 1997 - 254 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.122 In small matters as well as in its overall plan,...
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Cultural Studies in Question

Marjorie Ferguson, Peter Golding - 1997 - 247 páginas
...recent years I am reminded of Dr Johnson's judgement on the life of Richard Savage, 'nothing will supply the Want of Prudence, and that Negligence and Irregularity, long continued, will make Knowledge useless, Wit ridiculous and Genius contemptible'. Note I Aspects of this argument appeared in an earlier...
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Biography: Writing Lives

Catherine Neal Parke - 2002 - 175 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.1 Johnson offers no simple, complacent moral. Here,...
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British Biography: A Reader

Carl Edmund Rollyson - 2005 - 308 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 direct address to his audience and his...
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Das eigene und das fremde Leben: biographische Identitätsentwürfe in der ...

Helga Schwalm - 2007 - 418 páginas
...Funktion des Exemplarischen noch einmal an. Der Biograph schließt mit den Worten: "nothing will supply the want of prudence, and that negligence and irregularity long continued will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible."254 Gleichzeitig aber geht Savage nicht in diesem...
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Edinburgh Magazine: Or Literary Miscellany, Volumen15

1800
...who, in confidence of fuperior Capacities or attainments, difregard the common maxims of life, (hall be reminded, that nothing will fupply the want of...ufelefs, •wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." He had paffed quietly " to the country from whofe bourne no traveller returns," and was neatly forgotten,...
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