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" In a prison the awe of the public eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one fortifies himself as he can against his own sensibility,... "
An Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the Society for the ... - Page 300
by James Neild - 1802 - 363 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 2

History - 1802
...The lewd inflame the lewd ; the audacious harden the audacious. Every oncfortifies himself as liecan against his own sensibility, endeavours to practise...misery, and others survive only to propagate villainy. It may be hopecl that our lawgivers will some time take away from us this power of starving and depraving...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...as he can against his own sensibility, endeavours to practise on others the arts which are practi,ed on, himself ; and gains the kindness of his associates...their misery, and others survive only to propagate villany. It may be hoped, that our lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of starving...
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A Critical Enquiry Into the Moral Writings of Dr. Samuel Johnson: In which ...

William Mudford - 1802 - 144 pages
...practise on others the arts which are practised on himself, and gains the kindness of his associates, by a similitude of manners. " Thus, some sink amidst their...misery, and others survive, only to propagate villainy. It may be hoped that our lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of starving and depraving...
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Select British Classics, Volume 9

English literature - 1803
...evils: they are filled with "every corruption which poverty and wickedness can generate between them ; with all the shameless and profligate enormities that...of manners. Thus some sink amidst their misery, and other* survive only to propagate villany. It may be hoped, that our lawgivers will at length take away...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...audacious harden the audacious. Every one fortifies himseif as he can' against his own sensibility, and endeavours to practise on others, the arts which are...kindness of his associates by similitude of manners. Ibid. p. zi$. It is nm so dreadful in a high spirit to 6e imprisoned, as it is desirable in a state...
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The British Essayists;: Idler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...own sensibility, endeavours to practise on others the arts which are practised on himself; and Łains the kindness of his associates by similitude of manners....misery, and others survive only to propagate villainy. It may be hoped, that our lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of starving and depraving...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair. In a prison the awe of the publick eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent; there...of manners. Thus some sink amidst their misery, and other^ survive only to propagate villany. It may be hoped, that our lawgivers will at length take away...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...audacious. Every one fortifies himself as he can against his own sensibility, endeavours to practice on others the arts which are practised on himself;...misery, and others survive only to propagate villainy. It may be hoped, that our lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of starving and depraving...
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Works, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...audacious. Every one fortifies himself as he can against his own sensibility, endeavours to practice on others the arts which are practised on himself;...misery, and others survive only to propagate villainy. It may be hoped, that our lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of starving and depraving...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...audacious harden the audacious. Every one fortifies himself as he can against his own sensihility, endeavours to practise on others the arts which are...their misery, and others survive only to propagate villany. It may be hoped that our lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of starving...
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