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" But the truth is that the knowledge of external nature, and the sciences which that knowledge requires or includes, are not the great or the frequent business of the human mind. Whether we provide for action or conversation, whether we wish to be useful... "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Pagina 85
1780
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The works of ... George Horne; to which are prefixed memoirs of ..., Volume 4

George Horne (bp. of Norwich.) - 1818
...or conversation, whether we wish to be " useful or pleasing, the first requisite is the religious K and moral knowledge of right and wrong : the next "is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, " and with those examples which may be said to em" body truth, and prove by events...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...we provide for action or conversation, whether we wish to be useful or pleasing, the first requisite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong ; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, and with those examples which may be said to embody truth, and prove by events...
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The Prize Book: Of the Publick Latin School in Boston, Nummer 1

1820 - 317 pagina’s
...we provide for action or conversation, whether we wish to be useful or pleasing, the first requisite is, the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong ; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, and with those examples, which may be said to embody truth and prove by events...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...we provide for action or conversation, whether we wish to be useful or pleasing, the first requisite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong ; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, VOL. VL H and with those examples which may be said to embody truth, and prove...
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 2

1825
...we provide for action or conversation, whether we wish to he useful or pleasing, the first requisite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong ; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, and with those examples which may he said to emhody truth and prove hy events the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...we provide for action or conversation, whether we wish to be useful or pleasing, the first requisite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, and with those examples which may be said to embody truth, and prove, by events,...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pagina’s
...we provide for action or conversation, whether we wish to be useful or pleasing, the first requisite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong ; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, and with those examples which may be said to embody truth, and prove by events...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...action or con-~r versation, whether we wish to be useful or pleasing, the • first requisite is(ihe religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, and with those examples which may be said to embody truth, and prove by events...
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Precept and example, in the instructive letters of eminent men to their ...

Precept - 1825 - 272 pagina’s
...includes, are not the great or the frequent business of the human mind ;" that the " first requisite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong, the next an acquaintance with the history of mankind;" and that " those authors therefore are to be read at...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 420 pagina’s
...we provide for action or conversation, whether we wish to be useful or pleasing, the first requisite is the religious and moral knowledge of right and wrong ; the next is an acquaintance with the history of mankind, and with those examples which may be said to embody truth, and prove by events...
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