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No , Sir ; there will always be some truth mixed with the falsebord , and how can it
be ascertained how much is true and how much is fulse ? Besides , Sir , what
damages would a jury give me for having been represented as swearing ?
The knowledge of his having such a principle and habit , made his friends have a
perfect reliance on the truth of every thing that he told , however it might have
been doubted if told by many others . As an instance of this , I may mention an
Johnson smiled with complacency ; but said , Why , Sir , all these ornaments are
useful , because they obtain on easier reception for truth ; but a building is not at
all more convenient for being decorated with superfluous carved work . Gwyn at ...
An infidel then shall not be treated handsomely by a Christian , merely because
he endeavours to rob with ingenuity . I do declare , however , that I am
exceedingly unwilliog to be provoked to unger , and could I be persuaded that
truth would ...
I believe there is a good deal of truth in this , notwithstanding a ludicrous story
told me by a lady ubroad , of a heavy German baroi ) , who had lived much with
the young English at Geneva , and was ambitious to be as lively as they ; with
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Obviously, this rating is for myself alone. Two stars in my library means that I did not like the book, but that someone else might. In this case, I found Boswell to fawning for my enjoyment, and ... 전체 리뷰 읽기
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