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" He must write as the interpreter of nature, and the legislator of mankind, and consider himself as presiding over the thoughts and manners of future generations ; as a being superior to time and place. "
English Men of Letters: Pope, by Leslie Stephen, 1900; Johnson by Leslie ... - Página 179
1900
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A Critical Enquiry Into the Moral Writings of Dr. Samuel Johnson: In which ...

William Mudford - 1802 - 166 páginas
...truths which will always be the same ; he must, therefore, content himself with the slow progress of his name ; contemn the applause of his own time, and...generations ; as a being superior to time and place. His labour is not yet at an end; he must know many languages and many sciences ; — and that his style...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 162 páginas
...the same: he must therefore content himself with the slow progress of his name; contemn the praise of his own time, and commit his claims to the justice...Generations; as a being superior to time and place. many languages and many sciences; and, that his style may be worthy of his thoughts, must, by incessant...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 376 páginas
...truths, which will always be the same : he must therefore content himself with the slow progress of his name ; contemn the applause of his own time, and...commit his claims to the justice of posterity. He must wiite as the interpreter of nature, and the legislator of mankind, and consider himself as presiding...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 210 páginas
...the same : he must therefore content himself with the slow progress of his name; contemn the praise of his own time, and commit his claims to the justice...generations; as a being superior to time and place. " His labour is not yet at an end: he must know .many languages and many sciences; and, that his style may...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 230 páginas
...truths, which will always be the same ; he must therefore content himself with the slow progress of his name, contemn the applause of his own time, and...generations, as a being superior to time and place. " His labor is not yet at an end : he must know. many languages and many sciences ; and, that his style may...
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Works, Volumen3

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 428 páginas
...truths, which will always be the same : he must therefore content himself with the slow progress of his name ; contemn the applause of his own time, and...generations ; as a being superior to time and place. " His labour is not yet at an end : he must know many languages and many sciences ; and, that his style may...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - 1811 - 234 páginas
...truths, which will always be the same : he must therefore content himself with the slow progress of his name ; contemn the applause of his own time, and...generations ; as a being superior to time and place. "His labour is not yet at an end: he must know many languages and many sciences ; and, that his style may...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 194 páginas
...therefore ' content himself with the slow progress of his -name, contejnn the applause of his own . ime, and commit his claims to the justice of posterity....interpreter of nature, and the legislator of mankind, and onsider himself aspre siding over the thoughts and manners of future generations, as a being superior...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volumen2

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 310 páginas
...therefore content himself with the slovr progress of his name ; contemn the applause of his own time, aud commit his claims to the justice of posterity. He...generations, as a being superior to time and place. ' His labour is not yet at an end ; he must know many languages and many sciences ; and, that his style may...
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The Sylvan Wanderer;: Consisting of a Series of Moral ..., Volúmenes1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1813 - 338 páginas
...bad taste, or mean genius, of some of its fashionable professors. The true Poet, as Johnson says, f " must write as the interpreter of Nature, and ' the...generations ; as -a being superior to time and place." The originality of distortion ; and the false glare of unnatural combinations, is, indeed, a puerile...
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