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" I have been for some time unsettled and distracted : my mind is disturbed with a thousand perplexities of doubt and vanities of imagination, which hourly prevail upon me, because I have no opportunities of relaxation or diversion. I am sometimes ashamed... "
Universal stenography; or, A practical system of short-hand writing - Page 24
by William Harding (stenographer.) - 1824
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...to sus» pect that I was rather impelled by resent» ment , than led by devotion , into so» litude. My fancy riots in scenes of folly , ,> and I lament that I have lost so much , have gained so lillle. In solitude , if THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. io3 » I escape the example of bad...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 135 pages
...no opportunities of relaxation or diversion. I am sometimes ashamed to think that I could not secure myself from vice, but by retiring from the exercise...folly, and I lament that I have lost so much, and have cained so little. In solitude, if 1 escape the example of bad men, I want likewise the counsel and...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - Electronic books - 1810 - 184 pages
...opportunities of relaxation or diversion. I, am sometimes ashamed to think that I could not secure myself from vice, but- by retiring from the exercise of virtue, and begin to suspecl that I was rather impelled by resentment, than led by devotion, into solitude. My fancy riots...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - English fiction - 1811 - 179 pages
...opportunities of relaxation or diversion. I am i-ometimes ashamed to think that I could not secure myself from vice, but by retiring from the exercise...suspect that I was rather impelled by resentment, than '.cd by devotion into solitude. My fancy riots in scenes of folly, and I lament that I have lost ^o...
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Works, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...no opportunities of relaxation or diversion. I am sometimes ashamed to think that I could not secure myself from vice but by retiring from the exercise of virtue, and begin to suspect that I •V9I.. HI. 29 was rather'impelled by resentment, than led by devotion, into solitude. My fancy riots...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1815 - 264 pages
...secure myself from vice, but liy retiring from the exercise of virtue, and M begin to suspect thai I was rather impelled by resentment, than led by devotion, into solitude. My fancy riols in scenes of folJy, and I lament that I have lost so much, aud havegained so little. In solitude,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...opportunities of relaxation or diversion. I am sometimes ashamed to think that I could not secjire myself from vice but by retiring from the exercise...and begin to suspect that I was rather impelled by resentmeut, than led by devotion, hito solitude. My fancy riots in scenes of folly, and I lament that...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...no opportunities of relaxation or diversion. I am sometimes ashamed to think that I could not secure myself from vice, but by retiring from the exercise...fancy riots in scenes of folly, and I lament that I nave lost so much, and have gained so little. In solitude, if I escape the example of bad men, I want...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...no opportunities of relaxation or diversion. I am sometimes ashamed to think that I could not secure myself from vice, but by retiring from the exercise...folly, and I lament that I have lost so much, and haye gained so little. In solitude, if I escape the example of bad men, I want likewise the counsel...
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The Idler ; History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Authors, English - 1823
...no opportunities of relaxation or diversion. I am sometimes ashamed to think that I could not secure myself from vice, but by retiring from the exercise...I have lost so much, and have gained so little. In sofifude, if I escape the example of bad men, I .want likewise the counsel and conversation of the...
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