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" Why, Sir, it is a very harmless doctrine. They are of opinion that the generality of mankind are neither so obstinately wicked as to deserve everlasting punishment, nor so good as to merit being admitted into the society of blessed spirits ; and therefore... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Page 91
by James Boswell - 1831
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 554 pages
...think, Sir, of Purgatory, as believed by the Roman Catholicks?" JoHNSON. Why, Sir, it is a very harmlefs doctrine. They are of opinion that the generality of mankind are neither fo obftinately wicked as to deferve everlafting punifhment, nor fo good as to merit being admitted...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 350 pages
...by Mr. Boswell*, what he thought of purgatory as believed by the Roman Catholics ? His answer was, " It is a very harmless " doctrine. They are of opinion, that the ge" nerality of mankind are neither so obstinately " wicked as to deserve everlasting punishment ;...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807 - 238 pages
...B. proceeded: " What do you think, Sir, of Purgatory, as believed by the Roman Catholics?" —/. " Why, Sir, it is a very harmless doctrine. They are...to deserve everlasting punishment, nor so good as tt> merit being admitted into the society of blessed spirits; and therefore that God is graciously...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 372 pages
...Mr. Boswell,* what he thought of purgatory, as believed by the Roman Catholics ? His answer was, " It is a very harmless doctrine. They are of opinion,...therefore, that God is graciously pleased to allow a middle state, where they may be purified by certain degrees of suffering. You sec there is nothing...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 524 pages
...light. BOSWELL. " What do you think, Sir, of purgatory, as believed by the Roman Catholicks?" JOHNSON. " Why, Sir, it is a very harmless doctrine. They are...mankind are neither so obstinately wicked as to deserve ever• Prayers and Meditations, p. 14, 15, edition of 180*. lasting punishment, nor so good as to...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 530 pages
...BOSWELL. " What do you think, Sir, of purgatory, as believed by the Roman Catholicks ?" JOHNSON. " Why, Sir, it is a very harmless doctrine. They are...mankind are neither so obstinately wicked as to deserve ever• Prajers and Meditations, p. 14, 15, edition of 1806. lasting punishment, nor so good as to...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical Illustrative of the ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1809 - 520 pages
...BOSWELL. " What do you think, Sir, of purgatory, as believed by the Roman Catholicks ?" JOHNSON, " Why, Sir, it is a very harmless doctrine. They are...mankind are neither so obstinately wicked as to deserve ever* l'i.>j MS and Meditations, p. 14, 15, edition of 180£. lasting punishment, nor so good as to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 506 pages
...as believed by * Life of Johnson, Vol. I. p. 32S. 4to Edit. the Roman Catholicks ? His answer was, " It is a very harmless doctrine. They are " of opinion that the generality of man" kind are neither so obstinately wicked as " to deserve everlasting punishment; nor so " good as...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817 - 466 pages
...proceeded : " What do you think, Sir, of Purgatory, as believed by the Roman Catholicks ?" JOHNSON. " Why, Sir, it is a very harmless doctrine. They are of opinion that the generality of mankind ere neither so obstinately wicked as to deserve everlasting punishment, nor so good as to merit being...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 678 pages
...B. proceeded: " What do you think, Sir, of Purgatory, as believed by the Roman Catholics?" — T. " Why, Sir, it is a very harmless doctrine. They are of opinion that the generality of mankind ar,c neither so obstinately wicked as to deserve everlasting punishment, nor so good as to merit being...
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