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" ... powers are limited, he must use means for the attainment of his ends, and intend first what he performs last ; as by continual advances from his first stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospects, he must always discover... "
The Triflers: To which are Added The Rout, Or a Sketch of Modern Manners ... - Page 72
by Richard Graves - 1806 - 177 pages
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Select British Classics, Volume 5

English literature - 1803
...from his first stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospects, he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end, therefore, which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...from his first stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospects, he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end therefore which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 1

1806
...advances from his lirst stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospers, he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end therefore which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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The British Essayists;: Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...from his first stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospects, he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end therefore which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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The Rambler, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English essays - 1809
...advances from his first stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospects he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end therefore which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...from his first stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospects, he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end therefore which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another], Volume 1

1810
...from his first stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospects, he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end therefore which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...from bis first stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospects, he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end therefore which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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Works, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...advances from his first ef existence, he is perpetually varying tlve horizon of his prospects, he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end therefore which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...from his first stage of existence, he is perpetually varying the horizon of his prospects, he must always discover new motives of action, new excitements of fear, and allurements of desire. The end therefore which at present calls forth our efforts, will be found, when it is once gained,...
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