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" Our intercourse with intellectual nature is necessary ; our speculations upon matter are voluntary, and at leisure. Physiological learning is of such rare emergency that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostatics... "
The American Journal of Education - Page 182
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...fpeculations upon matter are voluntary, and at leifure. Phyfiological learning is of fuch rare emergence, that one may know another half his life without being able to eftimate his fkill in hydroftaticks or aftronomy ; but his moral and prudential character immediately...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...of all times and all places. We are perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is necessary...speculations upon matter are voluntary, and at leisure. Life of Milton. Physical knowledge is of such rare emergence that one man may know another half his...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...ians only by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is necessanr ; our speculations uppn matter are voluntary, and at leisure. Physiological learning is of such rare emergence, that one man may know another hall' his life without being able to estimate his fltill in...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...times and of all places ; we are perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians only by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is necessary...at leisure. Physiological learning is of such rare emergence, that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostaticks...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians only by chance. Our intercourse wnh intellectual narore is necessary; our speculations upon matter are voluntary,...at leisure. Physiological learning, is of such rare emergence, that one man may know another half his life without being able to estimate his skill in...
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Essays and Thoughts on Various Subjects, and from Various Authors, &c ...

George Horne - English essays - 1808 - 295 pages
...excellent writer observes, we are perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians only by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is necessary;...speculations upon matter are voluntary and at leisure. Physical knowledge H of such rare emergence, that one man may know another half his life, without being...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...times and of all places ; we are J perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians only by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is necessary...at leisure. Physiological learning is of such rare emergence, that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydfostaticks...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...times and of all places ; we are perpetually moralists, but we are geometricians only by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is necessary...life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostaticks or astronomy; but his moral and prudential character immediately appears. s Those authors,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...moralists, but we are geometricians only by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is neccessary ; 'our speculations upon matter are voluntary, and at leisure. Physiological learning is of such rare emergencv that one may know another half his life, without being able to estimate his skill in hydrostaticks...
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The Sylvan Wanderer: Consisting of a Series of Moral, Sentimental & Critical ...

Sir Egerton Brydges - Essays - 1813
...little doubt. " We are perpetually moralists," says Johnson, "we are geometricians < only by chance. Our intercourse with intellectual nature is necessary;...at leisure : physiological learning is of such rare emergence, that one may know ano- ] skill in hydrostatics, or astronomy; but his moral and prudential...
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