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" The writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated praise. In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides - Seite 296
von James Boswell - 1831
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The poems of George Huddesford, Band 2

George Huddesford - 1801
...sophisticated. ^ What lad of spirit cares a groat, How Diomed and Ajax fought, * The late Dr. Samuel Johnson. " There is now less flogging in our great schools than...but then less is learned there : so that what the boy» get at ONE END they lose at THE OTHER." Boswell, Life ofJohnson, 8vo, Pol, 11, p, 285. •f-...
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The Poems of George Huddesford, M.A., Late Fellow of New College ..., Bände 1-2

George Huddesford - 1801
...sophisticated, f What lad of spirit cares a groat, How Diomed and Ajax fought, * The late Dr. Samuel Johnson. " There is now less flogging in our great schools than...formerly, but then less is learned there: so that what theboyi get at ONE END they lose at THE OTHER." Boswell, Life of Johnson, Svo. Vol. 11. p. 285. f Nunc...
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The Poems of George Huddesford, M.A., Late Fellow of New College ..., Band 2

George Huddesford - 1801
...sophisticated. f What lad of spirit cares a groat, How Diomed and Ajax fought, * The late Dr. Samuel Johnson. " There is now less flogging in our great schools than formerly, but then less is leamed there: so that what the boyi get at ONE END they lose at THE OTHER." Boswell, Life of Johnson,...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from ..., Band 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...favour of the benefit which a boy of good parts might receive at one of them. At another time he said, " There is now less flogging in our great schools than...that what the boys get at one end they lose at the other."—Yet more, he observed, was learned in publick than in private schools, from emulation; "...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from ..., Band 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...writer of an epitaph (he observed) should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated...In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath." At another time, when somebody endeavoured to argue in favour of the Epitaph for Goldsmith's tablet...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Band 2

James Boswell - 1817
...true. Allowance must be made for »ome degree of exaggerated praise. In lapidary inscriptions a man i« not upon oath." "There is now less flogging in our...formerly, but then less is learned there ; so that vha the boys get ut one end they lose •t the other." 41 More is learned in public than in private...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 180 Seiten
...writer of an epitaph (he observed) should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated...In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath." At another time, when somebody endeavoured to argue in favour of the Epitaph for Goldsmith's tablet...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 178 Seiten
...varied, " Rod, I will honour thee for this thy duty." At a subsequent period, be observed to Dr. Rose, " There is now less flogging in our great schools than...what the boys get at one end they lose at the other." He thus discriminated, to Dr. Percy, bishop of Dromore, his progress at his two grammar schools : "...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 178 Seiten
...this thy duty." At a subsequent period, he observed to Dr. Rose, " There is now less flogging in out great schools than formerly, but then less is learned...what the boys get at one end they lose at the other." He thus discriminated, to Dr. Percy, bishop of Dromore, his progress at his two grammar schools : "...
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The British Prose Writers, Band 16

1821
...varied, " Rod, I will honour thee for this thy duty." At a subseqnent period, he observed to Dr. Rose, " There is now less flogging in our great schools than...what the boys get at one end they lose at the other." He thus discriminated, to Dr. Percy, bishop of Dromore, his progress at his two grammar schools : "...
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