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" His history is written with elegance and vigour, but his fabulousness and credulity are justly blamed. His fabulousness. if he was the author of the fictions, is a fault for which no apology can be made ; but his credulity may be excused in an age when... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey - Σελίδα 219
των Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: with Murphy's essay, Τόμος 6

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...vigour, but his fabulousness and credulity are justly blamed. His fabulousness, if he was the authour of the fictions, is a fault for which no apology can...light to see any thing distinctly. The first race of scholars in the fifteenth century, and some time after, were, for the most part, learning to speak,...

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...elegance and vigour, but his fabulousness and credulity are justly blamed. His fabulousness, if he was the author of the fictions, is a fault for which no apology...be excused in an age when all men were credulous, [^earning was then rising on the world; but ages, so long accustomed to darkness, were too much dazzled...

The Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...elegance and vigour, but his fabulousness and credulity are justly blamed. His fabulousness, if he was the author of the fictions, is a fault for which no apology...made : but his credulity may be excused in an age •• hen all men were credulous. Learning was then rising on the world ; but ages so long accustomed...

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...and vigour, but his fabulousness and credulity are justly blamed. k His fabulousness, if he was the author of the fictions, is a fault for which no apology can be made ; but his creduli ty may be excused in an age, when all men were credulous. Learning was then rising on the world...

The Buik of the Croniclis of Scotland: Or, A Metrical Version of ..., Τόμος 1

Hector Boece - 1858
...alike unthought of and unpractised. Dr. Johnson lias righteously observed, in regard to Boece, that " his credulity may be excused in " an age when all men were credulous. .... " The contemporaries ,of Boethius thought it sufficient " to know what the ancients had delivered....

The Buik of the Croniclis of Scotland: Or, A Metrical Version of ..., Τεύχος 1

Hector Boece - 1858 - 655 σελίδες
...alike unthought of and unpractised. Dr. Johnson has righteously observed, in regard to Boece, that " his credulity may be excused in " an age when all men were credulous " The contemporaries of Boethius thought it sufficient " to know what the ancients had delivered. The...

A critical dictionary of English literature, and British and ..., Τόμος 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1859
...and credulity are justly blamed. His lahulouMieafi, if he was t he author of fictions. Is a fiiult for which no apology can be made; but his credulity may be excused in an ape when all men were credulous." — Dr.Johnsftn** Twirin Srftflanrf. which set»: also Mackenzie's...

Appeal to the English-speaking public on behalf of a new English dictionary ...

George Wheelwright - 1875
...elegance and vigour, but his fabulousness and credulity are justly blamed. His fabulousness, if he was the author of the fictions, is a fault for which no apology...; but his credulity may be excused in an age when a'l men were credulous.' — [1778. S. Johnson, Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland.] ' If I...

Poems and Ballads

Sir James Ranken Fergusson (2d bart.) - 1876 - 228 σελίδες
...may be ascribed to him ; " and he quotes Dr Johnson's righteous observation, as he calls it, that " his credulity may be excused in an age when all men were credulous." Stewart's style is quaint, pithy, and humorous, with many sound sentiments and sage proverbial expressions,...

Dictionary of National Biography, Τόμος 5

Sir Leslie Stephen - 1886
...elegance and vigour, but his fabulousness and credulity are justly blamed. His fabulousness, if he was the author of the fictions, is a fault for which no apology...be made, but his credulity may be excused in an age in which all men were credulous. Learning was then rising on the world, but eyes so long accustomed...




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