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" I am now become a convert to your way of thinking. I am convinced that all mankind are upon an equal footing; and to give you an unquestionable proof, Madam, that I am in earnest, here is a very sensible, civil, well-behaved fellowcitizen, your footman;... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Stran 124
avtor: James Boswell - 1827 - 580 strani
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The Quarterly review, Količina 98

1856
...Selden, and one of his own most celebrated dicta was borrowed from it. ' Sir,' said he to Boswell, ' your levellers wish to level down• as far as themselves...under them ; why not then have some people above them ? ' ' This,' said Selden, ' is the juggling trick of the parity, — they would have nobody above them,...
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Selected Writings of Judith Sargent Murray

Judith Sargent Murray, Sharon M. Harris - 1995 - 272 strani
...and which the experience of every day may serve to corroborate. "Your levellers," said the Doctor, "wish to level down as far as themselves, but they...them; why not then have some people above them? I would not more deprive certain characters of their respect, than of their money. I consider myself...
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Biology and Christian Ethics

Stephen R. L. Clark - 2000 - 332 strani
...well-behaved fellowcitizen, your footman; I desire that he may he allowed to sit down and dine with us.' . . . She has never liked me since. Sir, your levellers...under them; why not then have some people above them? 40 Johnson went on to observe that distinction of rank 'creates no jealousy, as it is allowed to be...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - 2000 - 437 strani
...kinds of poetry. [6 July 1763] Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Johnson (1791) 1980:301. 2 [Johnson]: Levellers wish to level down as far as themselves;...under them; why not then have some people above them? [21 July 1763] Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Johnson (1791) 1980:317. 3 [Bosuvll]: Sir Alexander...
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Learned in the Law, or, Examples and Encouragements from the Lives of ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 2002 - 386 strani
...not tell you they would have nobody under them." [Borrowed by Dr. Johnson when he said to Bos well, " Your, levellers wish to level down as far as themselves...them; why not then have some people .above them?"] . " Sermons. " First, in your sermons use your logic, and then your rhetoric ; rhetoric without logic...
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Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic

Rosemarie Zagarri - 2007 - 233 strani
..."dependency seemed right and natural." As Dr. Samuel Johnson noted in a different but comparable context, "Your levellers . . . wish to level down as far as...under them; why not then have some people above them?" All white males could be leveled up because women, children, blacks, and Indians were to be leveled...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 2008 - 997 strani
...fellow-citizen, your footman; I desire that he may be allowed to sit down and dine with us." I thus, Sir, showed her the absurdity of the levelling doctrine. She has...author who disgusted me by his forwardness, and by showing no deference to noblemen into whose company he was admitted. JOHNSON. 'Suppose a shoemaker...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820 - 512 strani
...the same personage who afterwards made herself so much known as " the celebrated female historian." countenance, and said to her, ' Madam, I am now become...cannot bear levelling up to themselves. They would all have_ some people under them ; why not then have some people above them?" I mentioned a certain authour...
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Liberty Review: A Magazine of Politics, Economics, and Sociology..., Količina 17

1905
...fellow-citizen, your footman ; I desire that he may be allowed to sit down and dine with us.' I thus, Sir, showed her the absurdity of the levelling doctrine. She has...them ; why not, then, have some people above them ?" The store-house of Boswell's great work would supply us with material enough to fill several numbers...
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