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" Idler, and love to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking; and I am of opinion, that if a man has not those perceptions right, it will be vain for him to endeavour to supply their place by rules,... "
The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: ... to which is Prefixed, a ... - Page 123
by Sir Joshua Reynolds - 1846 - 495 pages
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The idler

Samuel Johnson - 1767
...own part, I profefs & myfelf myfelf an Idler, and 'Jove to give my judgment, fuch as it is, frormmy immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking ; and I am of opinion, that if a man has not thofe perceptions right, it will be vain for him to endeavour to fupply their place by rules ; which...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...rules. For my own part, I profefs myfelf an Idler, and love to give my judgment, fuch as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of...thinking; and I am of opinion, that if a man has not thofe perceptions right, it will be vain for him to endeavour to fupply their place by rules, which...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...rules. For my own part, I profefs myfelf an Idler ^ and love to give my judgment, fuch as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of...thinking; and I am of opinion, that if a man has not thofe perceptions right, it will be vain for him to endeavour to fupply their place by rules, which...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...opinion, that if a man has not thofe perceptions right, it will be vain for him to endeavour to fupply their place by rules, which may enable him to talk more learnedly, but not to diftinguifh more acutely. Another reafon which has leflened my affection for the ftudy of criticifm...
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The works of sir Joshua Reynolds. To which is prefixed an account ..., Volume 2

Joshua Reynolds (sir.) - 1801
...rules. For my own part, I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgement, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of...lessened my affection for the study of Criticism is, that Criticks, so far as I have observed, debar themselves from receiving any pleasure from the polite arts,...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - Art - 1801
...rules. For my own part, I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgement, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of...lessened my affection for the study of Criticism is, that Criticks, so far as I have observed, debar themselves from receiving any pleasure from the polite arts,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...of rules. For my part, I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of...a man has not those perceptions right, it will be in vain for him to endeavour to supply their place By rules ; which may enable him to talk more learnedly,...
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The British Essayists;: Idler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...rules. For my own part I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of...lessened my affection for the study of criticism is, that critics, so far as I have observed, debar themselves from receiving any pleasure from the polite •I...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the ..., Volume 2

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - Art - 1809
...own part, I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgement, such as it is, from my immedjate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking; and...lessened my affection for the study of Criticism is, that Criticks, so far as I have observed, debar themselves from receiving any pleasure from the polite arts,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...rules. For my own part I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of...lessened my affection for the study of criticism is, that criticks, so far as I have observed, debar themselves selves from receiving any pleasure from the polite...
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