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" ... nothing will supply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Pagina 211
door Samuel Johnson - 1840
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...under March 18, 1752, and 1780 in Mr. Langton's Collection. 1 Of Hawkesworth Johnson thus wrote : ' An account of Dr. Swift has been already collected,...friendship. I cannot therefore be expected to say much of a life concerning which I had long since communicated my thoughts to a man capable of dignifying...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1799
...post, under March 18, 1752, and 1780 in Mr. Langton's Collection. 1 Of Hawkesworth Johnson thus wrote: 'An account of Dr. Swift has been already collected,...laid before him in the intimacy of our friendship. 1 cannot therefore be expected to say much of a life concerning which I had long since communicated...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 15

1802
...sometimes, occasioned embarrassments in his domestic affairs ; but he had no friend to remind him " th.*t nothing will supply the want of prudence, and that...make knowledge useless,' wit ridiculous, and genius contemplible." Dr. Jobnan. At what period of his life Carolan commenced an itinerant musician, is not...
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The Works, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...with a short abstract of what he found in Dr. Hawkesworth, for which he makes the following apology. "An account of Dr. Swift has been already collected...friendship. I cannot therefore be expected to say much of a life, concerning which I had long since communicated my thoughts, to a man capable of dignifying...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - 1804
...Lives of the English Poets is too valuable a biographical record of our author to be omitted : — " An account of Dr. Swift has been already collected...friendship. I cannot, therefore, be expected to say much of a life, concerning which I had long since communicated my thoughts to a man capable of dignifying...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...did not exempt him ; or those, who, in confidence of superior capacities or attainments, disregard the common maxims of life, shall be reminded, that...useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. 3 O a, &WIFT SWI .F T. AN Account of Dr. Swift has been already collected, with great diligence and...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pagina’s
...in consequence of superior capacities and attainments, disregard the common maxims of life, ought to be reminded, that nothing will supply the want of...useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. Life of Savage. IMPRISONMENT. Few are mended by imprisonment; and he whose crimes have made confinement...
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The Poetical Works of Richard Savage: With the Life of the Author

Richard Savage - 1805 - 175 pagina’s
...did not exempt him ; or those, who, in confidence of superior capacities or attainments, disregard the common maxims of life, shall be reminded that...useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS; BY RICHARD SAVAGE. WEW.YORK: PRINTED BY WILLIAM A. DAVIS, IBfl, 39 5Billiain«Strmf...
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Memoirs of a Picture: Containing the Adventures of Many ..., Volume 2

William Collins - 1805
...without its use, if those who, in confidence of their superior capacities and attainments, disregard the common maxims of life, shall be reminded, that...useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible." — Vide Johnson's Life of Savage, 156 That Dr. Johnson evidently means all the consequences here denounced...
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Memoirs of picture: containing the adventures of many conspicuous characters ...

William Collins (picture-dealer.) - 1805
...without its use, if those who, in confidence of their superior capacities and attainments, disregard the common maxims of life, shall be reminded, that...make knowledge useless^ wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible."—Fide Johnson's Life of Savage, That Dr. Johnson evidently means all the consequences...
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