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" It is a pity to see Lord Monboddo publish such notions as he has done; a man of sense, and of so much elegant learning. There would be little in a fool doing it; we should only laugh; but when a wise man does it, we are sorry. Other people have strange... "
The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to the Hebrides - Page 77
by James Boswell - 1851
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1785 - 546 pages
..." It is a pity to fee Lord Monboddo publifh fuch notions as he has done ; a man of fenfe, and of fo much elegant learning. There would be little in a fool doing it ; we fhould only laugh ; but when a wife man does it, we are forry. Other people have ftrange notions ;...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 438 pages
...and she adapted her story to them. Dr. Johnson said, " It is a pity to see Lord Monboddo publish such notions as he has done; a man of sense, and of so...strange notions; but they conceal them. If they have * This word is commonly used to signify sullenly, gloomily ; and in that sense alone it appears in...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1811 - 424 pages
...of these wild theories of Lord Monboddo, observes, " It is a pity to see Lord Monboddo publish such notions as he has done ; a man of sense, and of so...Monboddo is as jealous of his tail as a squirrel." BOSWELL'S JOURNAL, 3d Edit. p. 99. * This story (says Lord M.) is 10 well attested, that I think it...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 492 pages
...and she adapted her story to them. Dr. Johnson said, " It is a pity to see Lord Monboddo publish such notions as he has done ; a man of sense, and of so...should :only laugh; but when a wise man does it, we are sowy. Other people have strange notions ; but they conceal them. If they have tails, they hide them...
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 484 pages
...and she adapted her story to them. Dr. Johnson said, " It is a pity to see Lord Monboddo publish such notions as he has done ; a man of sense, and of so much elegant learning. There would belittle ma fool doing it; we should only laugh ; but when a wise man does it, we are sorry. Other...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1831 - 612 pages
...and she adapted her story to them. Dr. Johnson said, " It is a pity to see Lord Monboddo publish such notions as he has done; a man of sense, and of so much elegant learning. There would he little in a fool doing it; we should only laugh: but when a wise man does it, we are sorry. Other...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833 - 1182 pages
...and she adapted her story to them. Dr. Johnson said, " It is a pity to see Lord Monboddo publish such notions as he has done; a man of sense, and of so much elegant learning. There would he little in a fool doing it ; we should only laugh : but when a wise man does it, we are sorry. Other...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835 - 604 pages
...and she adapted her story to them. Dr. Johnson said, " It is a pity to see Lord Monboddo publish such motion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were p he little in a fool doing it; we should only laugh: but when a wise man does it, we are sorry. Other...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 22

1868 - 796 pages
...index of emotion ; but this was one of his lordship's weak points. " Other people," said Dr. Johnson, " have strange notions, but they conceal them. If they...Monboddo is as jealous of his tail as a squirrel." My experience with the "gorilla" was indeed disheartening. With a person of my sensitive and confiding...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides, Volume 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 950 pages
...and she adapted her story to them. Dr. Johnson said, " It is a pity to see Lord Monboddo publish such notions as he has done ; a man of sense, and of so...doing it ; we should only laugh : but when a wise mm does it, we are sorry. Other people have strange notions ; but they conceal them. If they have tails,...
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