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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 »it 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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Doctor Johnson: His Life, Works & Table Talk

James Macaulay - 1884 - 156 pages
...the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from a principle of duty ; a practice for which they will be praised by men of...To 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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Doctor Johnson: His Life, Works & Table Talk

James Macaulay - 1884 - 156 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 a principle of duty ; a practice for which they will be praised by men of sense. To insist against drunkenness as a crime...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Life. Vicar of Wakefield. Essays. Letters

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885
...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...of sense. To insist against drunkenness as a crime, becauses it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common people...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1887
...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...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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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, George Birkbeck Norman Hill - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1888 - 323 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...To insist against drunkenness as a crime because it debases Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson. Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson, debases reason, the noblest...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1889
...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 ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - English literature - 1890 - 526 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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Methodism in the Light of the English Literature of the Last Century

J. Albert Swallow - English literature - 1895 - 160 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...practice, for which they will be praised by men of sense." 2) This view may well be compared with that of Goldsmith on the same subject in his essay on Preaching....
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Münchener beiträge zur Romanischen und Englischen philologie, Volumes 9-15

English literature - 1895
...themselves in a plain and familiar manlier, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from...practice, for which they will be praised by men of sense." a) This view may well be compared witli that of Goldsmith on the same subject in his essay on Preaching....
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