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" Johnson answered, striking his foot with mighty force against a large stone, till he rebounded from it, "I refute it thus. "
Parriana: Miscellaneous materials bearing on Parr's controversies - Page 73
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 164

English essays - 1838
...renverser ce syst&me, tout paraface — " un vestibule digne de 1'edi- doxal qu'il paroisse."f * " Striking his foot with mighty force against a large stone, till he (Johnson) rebounded from it. I refute it (Berkeley's system) thus." — (Croker's edition of Boswell,...
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The British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and ..., Volume 20

Theology - 1841
...of Bishop Berkeley's ingenious sophistry to prove the non-existence of matter, and that everything in the universe is merely ideal. I observed, that though we are satisfied his doctrine i-> not true, it is impossible to refute it. I never shall forget the alacrity with which Johnson answered,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Biography - 1846
...talking for gome time together of Bishop Berkeley's ingenious sophistry to prove the non-existence of matter, and that every thing in the universe is...though we are satisfied his doctrine is not true, ii is impossible to refute it. I never shall forget the alacrity with which Johnson answered, striking...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and American ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1859 - 3140 pages
...universe is simply ideal. I observed, that though we were satisfied IIIN doctrine Is | not true, it U impossible to refute it. I never shall forget the...Alacrity with which Johnson answered, striking his fist with j mighty force against a large stone, till he rebounded from it. ' I refute it 6Uu.' This...
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The ideal theory of Berkeley, and the real world

Thomas Hughes - 1865
...of Bishop Berkeley's ingenious sophistry to prove the non-existeuce of matter, and that everything in the universe is merely ideal. I observed, that...force against a large stone till he rebounded from it, — '/ refute it t/:us,'" — Boswell's Life of Johnson, vol. i., pp. 303, 304. t There is another...
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The Ideal Theory of Berkeley, and the Real World: Free Thoughts on Berkeley ...

Thomas Hughes (civil engineer.) - Metaphysics - 1865 - 191 pages
...of Bishop Berkeley's ingenious sophistry to prove the non-existence of matter, and that everything in the universe is merely ideal. I observed, that though we are satisHed his doetriue is not true, it is impossible to refute it. I never shall forget the alacrity...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 pages
...of Bishop Berkeley's ingenious sophistry to prove the non-existence of matter, and that everything in the universe is merely ideal. I observed that,...foot with mighty force against a large stone, till ho rebounded from it : ' I refute it thus.' ' This was a stout exemplification of the first truths...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, William Wallace - 1873 - 560 pages
...of Bishop Berkeley's ingenious sophistry to prove the non-existence of matter, and that everything in the universe is merely ideal. I observed that,...impossible to refute it. I never shall forget the alaerity with which Johnson answered, striking his foot with mighty force against a large stone, till...
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The Christian Ambassador, Volume 13

Theology - 1875
...ridiculed. The most of people have generally tried to answer it in Johnson's way, who when Boswell said ' that though we are satisfied his doctrine is not true, it is impossible to refute it,' answered, striking his foot with mighty force against a large stone until it rebounded from it, —...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 35

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1876
...occupying space and time, because space and time are d priori forms of sensibility : we cannot but * "I observed that though we are satisfied his doctrine is not true (Berkeley's, of the non-existence of matter), it is impossible to refute it I never shall forget the...
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