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" That this man, wise and virtuous as he was, passed always unentangled through the snares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm; but it may be said that at least he preserved the source of action unpolluted, that his principles were never... "
The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ... - Page 8
by William Collins - 1804
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 30

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1764 - 616 pages
...fincerity. That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, pafled always unentangled through the fnares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm. But it may be faid, that at leaft he preferved the fburce of aŁtion unpolluted, that his principles were never fhaken,...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 412 pages
...preferred the Source of Action unpolluted, that his Principles were never fbaken, that his Diftinftions of Right and Wrong were never confounded, and that his Faults had nothing of malignity or Defign, but proceeded from fome unexpected Preffure, or cafual Temptation. The latter Part of his Life...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 374 pages
...Sincerity. That this Man, wife and virtuous as he was, pafled always unentangled through the Snares of Life, it would be Prejudice and Temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid that at leaft he preferved the Source of Action unpolluted, that his Principles were never fhaken,...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 374 pages
...Sincerity. That this Man, wife and virtuous as he was, parted always unentangled through the Snares of Life, it would be Prejudice and Temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid that at leaft he preferved the Source of Aclion unpolluted, that his Principles were never fhaken,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 516 pages
...preferved the fource of action unpolluted, that his principles were never fliaken, that his diftinctions of right and wrong were never confounded, and that his faults had nothing of malignity or defign, but proceeded from fome unexpected preflure, or cafual temptation. " The latter part of his...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 516 pages
...That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, Y 4 pafled pafTecl always unentangled through the fnares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid that at leaft he preferved the fource of action unpolluted, that his principles were never fhaken,...
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Prefaces,Biographical and Critical to the Works of the English Poets

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 244 pages
...fincerity. That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, pafled always unentangled through the fnares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid that at leaft he preferved the fource of action unpolluted, that his principles were never lhaken,...
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Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A. Philips. West. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 516 pages
...That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, Y 4 pafled patted always unentangled through the fna*tfj of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm ; but it may be faid that at leaft he preferved the fource of aŁlion unpolluted, that his principles were never fhaken,...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 258 pages
...fincerity. That this man, wife and virtuous as he was, parTed always unentangled through the fnares of life, it would be prejudice and temerity to affirm; but it may be faid that at leafl he preferved the fource of •' . • •."'-.•" ' - " action unpolluted, that...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 482 pages
...preferved the fource of action unpolluted; that his principles were never fhaken; that his diftin&ions of right and wrong were never confounded, and that his faults had nothing of malignity, ordefign, but proceeded from fome unexpected prefTure, or cafual temptation. A man doubtful of his...
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