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" Pity is not natural to man. Children are always cruel. Savages are always cruel. Pity is acquired and improved by the cultivation of reason. "
The Hopes of the Human Race: Hereafter and Here: Essays on the Life After ... - Page 181
by Frances Power Cobbe - 1880 - 221 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...uncle Dr. Bofwell, who happened to be now in London, flipped with me at thefe Chambers. JoHNSON. " Pity is not natural to man. Children are always cruel....Pity is acquired and improved by the cultivation of reafon. We may have uneafy fenfations from feeing a creature in diftrefs, without pity; for we have...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...my uncle Dr. Boswell, who happened to be now in London, supped with me at these Chambers. JOHNSON. " Pity is not natural to man. Children are always cruel. Savages are always cruel. 1'ity is acquired and improved by the cultivation of retison. We may have uneasy sensations from seeing...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...Johnson's. 121 who happened to be now in London, supped with me at these chambers. JOHNSON : •• Pity is not natural to man. Children are always crueL...cultivation of reason. We may have uneasy sensations from se .-ing a creature in distress, without pity ; fpr we have not pity unless we wish to relieve them....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1831
...Cambridge. I found them particularly convenient for me, as they were so near Dr. Johnson's. JOHNSON, " Pity is not natural to man. Children are always cruel. Savages are always cruel 1. Pity is acquired and improved by the cultivation of reason. We may have uneasy sensations from seeing...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835
...my uncle Dr. Boswell, who happened to be now in London, supped with me at these chambers. JOHNSON. " Pity is not natural to man. Children are always cruel....acquired and improved by the cultivation of reason. ( 1 ) We may have uneasy sensations from see(1) Johnson's antithesis between pity and cruelty is not...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...my uncle Dr. Boswell, who happened to be now in London, supped with me at these chambers. JOHNSON. " corrupt the stagnant mind.' Must helpless man, cruel1. Pity is acquired and improved by the cultivation of reason. We may have uneasy sensations from...
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 28

Monthly literary register - 1809
...Johnson) is not natural to man : children are cruel ; savages are cruel ; pity is acquired and improved bj the cultivation of reason : we may have uneasy sensations from seeing a creature in distress, without pity ; but we have not pity, unless we wish to relieve it. When I am on my way to dine with a friend, and,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Biography - 1846
...my uncle Dr. Boswell, who happened to be now in London, supped with me at these chambers. JOHNSON. "Pity is not natural to man. Children are always cruel. Savages are always cruel1. Pity is acquired and improved by the cultivation of reason. We may have uneasy sensations from...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1848
...my uncle Dr. Boswell, who happened to be now in London, supped with me at these chambers. JOHNSON. " Pity is not natural to man. Children are always cruel....of reason. (!) We may have uneasy sensations from see(l) Johnson's antithesis between pity and cruelty is not exact, and the argument (such as it is)...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Authors, English - 1848 - 874 pages
...my uncle Dr. Boswell, who happened to be now in London, supped with me at these chambers. JOHNSON. " ason, there had been no account received of us. I cannot express how happy I was on finding mysel anil improved by the cultivation of reason.8 We may have uneasy sensations from seeing a creature in...
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