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" The writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated praise. In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Página 242
por James Boswell - 1831
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Mrs. Thrale, Afterwards Mrs. Piozzi: A Sketch of Her Life and Passages from ...

Leonard Benton Seeley - 1891 - 396 páginas
...: " The writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated...In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath.'' Is he upon oath in relating an anecdote ? or could he do more than swear to the best of his recollection...
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Milton, with an Introduction and Notes

Samuel Johnson - 1892 - 139 páginas
...Elsewhere he says, ' the writer of an epitaph mxist not be considered as saying nothing but what is trne. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated...praise. In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath ' " ... (Firth). P. 7, 1. 1. are ... too ... topicks, treat of common subjects in too elaborate and...
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Life and Art of Joseph Jefferson: Together with Some Account of His Ancestry ...

William Winter - 1893 - 388 páginas
...epitaphs: "The writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. Allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated...In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath." Morris, William Twaits, Luke Usher, William Warren, Warrell, William B. Wood, Mrs. Downie, Mrs. Durang,...
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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - 1896 - 582 páginas
...authorities, however, held a less humane opinion. Johnson, who had himself been a schoolmaster, said ' There is now less flogging in our great schools than...what the boys get at one end they lose at the other.' (Hill's Boswell, 1887, ii. 407.) He attributed his own knowledge of the classics to the persistent...
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The Spectator: no. 81-169; June 2, 1711-Sept. 13, 1711

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...his day on this subject. Dr. Johnson thought that a diminution of flogging involved less learning, ' so that what the boys get at one end they lose at the other.' N°- 158. Friday, August 31, 1711 [STEELE. o Xos haec novimus esse nihil. — M*RTIAL, xiii. 2. UT...
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The Spectator: no. 81-169; June 2, 1711-Sept. 13, 1711

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...his day on this subject. Dr. Johnson thought that a diminution of flogging involved less learning, ' so that what the boys get at one end they lose at the other.' Na 158. Friday, August 31, 1711 [STEELE. o Nos hcec novimus esse nihil. — MARTIAL, xiii. 2. UT of...
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A History of Winchester College

Arthur Francis Leach - 1899 - 564 páginas
...the Winchester record to-day, he is still of the opinion, aimed at Dr. Warton in his own days, that " there is now less flogging in our great schools than...then less is learned there; so that what the boys gain at one end they lose at the other." Thanks also to the Second-master, the Rev. G. Richardson,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Parte 2

1899
...writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true ; but that allowance must be made for some degree of exaggerated...praise. " In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon his oath." Even previous to Puritan times, and following immediately upon the suppression of monasteries,...
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A History of Winchester College

Arthur Francis Leach - 1899 - 564 páginas
...record to-day, he is still of the opinion, aimed at Dr. Warton in his own days, that "there is now Jess flogging in our great schools than formerly, but then less is learned there; so that what the boys gain at one end they lose at the other." Thanks also to the Second-master, the Rev. G. Richardson,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1900 - 726 páginas
...me." " The writer of an epitaph should not be considered as saying nothing but what is strictly true. eady help was ever nigh, Where hopeless Anguish pourd...die.* No summons mock'd by chill delay, No petty ga pur great schools than formerly, but then less is learned there; so that what the boys get at one end...
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