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" ... have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child if you do thus or thus, you will be more esteemed than your brothers or sisters. The rod produces an effect which terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being... "
THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D - Page 77
by JAMES BOSWELL - 1892
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Select Cases on the Law of Torts: With Notes, and a Summary of ..., Volume 2

John Henry Wigmore - 1912
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there 's an end on 't; 5 . . . On Saturday, April 11, 1772, he appointed me to come to him in the evening, when he should be...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson

James Boswell - 1917 - 574 pages
...task, and there's an end on't; \ Whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of superiorij*iiy, you lay the foundation of lasting mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each others That superiority over his fellows, which he maintained with so much dignity in his march through...
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School Education, Volume 17

1898
...task, and there's an end on't; whereas by exciting emulation and comparisons of superiority you ¡ay the foundation of lasting mischief you make brothers and sisters hate each other." The gruff old philosopher may have been right or wrong in his preference of one bad motive force to...
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JOURNEYS

CHARLES H. SYLVESTER CHROUGH BOOKLAND - 1922
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't; whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of...mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other." to their mother's strict discipline and severe correction, he exclaimed, in one of Shakespeare's lines...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 9

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1922
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't; whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of...mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other." When Johnson saw some young ladies in Lincolnshire who were remarkably well behaved, owing to their...
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Boswell's Johnson: The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1923 - 343 pages
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't ; whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of...mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other." After having resided for some time at the house of his uncle, Cornelius Ford, Johnson was, at the age...
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Johnson's Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland: And Boswell's Journal ...

Samuel Johnson - 1924 - 511 pages
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on'tj whereas, by exciting emulation, and comparisons of...there, and had read them till he acquired some skill in physick, in consequence of which he is often consulted by the poor. There were several here waiting...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - 1925 - 1144 pages
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't; ފ That superiority over his fellows, which he maintained with so much dignity in his march through life,...
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The Affairs of Women: A Modern Miscellany

Colin Bingham - 2006 - 240 pages
...recite Gray's Elegy in a Country Churchyard so that their individual performances could be compared. By exciting emulation and comparisons of superiority,...lasting mischief: you make brothers and sisters hate eachother- SAMUEL JOHNSON You know my opinion is that the boys should be much abroad in the air at...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 7

1850
...terminates in itself; a child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task and there is an end on it ; whereas by exciting emulation and comparisons of superiority,...mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other." But with the same right that Johnson in another passage of his conversation, and Goldsmith also, who...
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