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" Sir, it is owing to their expressing themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from a principle of duty, when ģit is suited to their congregations... "
The Increase, Influence, and Stability of Unestablished Religion: No Cause ... - Page 5
by Jacob Stanley - 1813 - 63 pages
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Anecdotes - 1798 - 446 pages
...themfelves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from a principle of duty, when it is fuited to their congregations ; a practice for which they will be praifed by men of fenfe. To infift...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...because I never yet did hear that any one person called himself a Methodist.' Piozzi Letters, ii. 1 19. principle of duty, when it is suited to their congregations...insist against drunkenness as a crime, because it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common people : but to tell...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...called himself a Methodist.' Piozzi Letters, ii. 1 19. principle 532 Greenwich hospital. [AD 1763. principle of duty, when it is suited to their congregations...practice, for which they will be praised by men of sense1. To insist against drunkenness as a crime, because it debases reason, the noblest faculty of...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...1789,^. II. -, and familiar manner, Which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from a principle of duty, when it is suited to their congrega- • tions ; a practice, for which they will be praised by men of sense. To, insist against...
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Gleanings in England, Volume 2

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...plain and familiar manner, which, he thought, the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from a principle of duty, when it is suited 7 to their congregations ; a practice for which they will be praised by men of sense. To insist, says...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from...insist against drunkenness as a crime, because it debases Reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common people; but to tell...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from...insist against drunkenness as a crime, because it debases reason, the * All who are acquainted with the history of religion, (the most important, surely,...
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Remarks on a pamphlet [by E. Paley] lately circulated in the ..., Volume 1

James Everett - 1812
...shall call in to my aid is Dr. Johnson. His great biographer speaking one day of the preaching and success of the Methodists, the Dr. said, "Sir, it...learning ought to do from a principle of duty, when it i& suited to their congregations; a practice, for which they will be praised by men of sense. To insist...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genins and learning ought todo from a principle of duty, when it is suited to their...praised by men of sense. To insist against drunkenness asa crime, because it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Religion and state - 1818 - 180 pages
...themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do. good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from...insist against drunkenness as a crime, because it debases Reason, the noblest faculty of man", would be of no service to the common people; but to tell...
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