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" Well, Madam, and you ought to be perpetually watching. It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentional lying, that there is so much falsehood in the world. "
The British Prose Writers - Pagina 130
1821
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...thousand times a day, if one is not perpetually watching."—JOHNSON. " Well, Madam, and you ought to be perpetually watching. It is more from carelessness...lying that there is so much falsehood in the world." Talking of instruction, " People have now-adays (said he) got a strange opinion that every thing should...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1807
...inten- 6<j. tional lying, that there is so much falsehood in the world." In his review of Dr. Warton's " Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope," Johnson...subject : " Nothing but experience could evince the frequency of false information, or enable any man to conceive that^ so many groundless reports should...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...series complete; and in every volume of poems something good may be found." In his review of Warton's ' Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope,' Johnson has given the following salutary caution:—" Nothing but experience could evince the frequency of false information, or enable any man to conceive...
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The Projector: A Periodical Paper, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...either of an individual or of human nature in general ; if it be false, it is a picture of nothing." " It is more from carelessness about truth, than from...lying, that there is so much falsehood in the world." This sentence may appear harsh, and if executed it may have a tendency to decrease the floating stock...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1816
...a thousand times a day, if one is not perpetually watching." JOHNSON. " Well, Madam, and you ought to be perpetually watching. It is more from carelessness...lying, that there is so much falsehood in the world." In his review of Dr. Warton's " Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope," Johnson has given the following...
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The Projector: A Collection of Essay, in the Manner of the ..., Volume 3

1817
...either of an individual or of human nature in general ; if it be false, it is a picture of nothing." " It is more from carelessness about truth, than from...lying, that there is so much falsehood in the world." This sentence may appear harsh, and if executed it may have a tendency to decrease the floating stock...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...« thousand times a-day, if one is not perpetually watching. Johnson. Well, Madam, und you un-¿ht to be perpetually watching. It is more from carelessness about truth than frooi intentional lying that there is so much falsehood in the world. In his review of Dr. Wartou's...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 180 pagina’s
...thousand times a day, if One is not perpetually watching." — JOHNSON. " Well, Madam, and you ought to be perpetually watching. It is more from carelessness...lying that there is so much falsehood in the world." Talking of instruction, " People have now-adays (said he) got a strange opinion that every thing should...
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Hints for the Improvement of Early Education and Nursery Discipline

Mrs. Hoare (Louisa Gurney), Mrs. Louisa HOARE - 1819 - 188 pagina’s
...do not let it pass, but instantly check them ; you -do not know where deviation from truth will end. IT is MORE FROM CARELESSNESS ABOUT TRUTH, THAN FROM...LYING, THAT THERE IS SO MUCH FALSEHOOD IN THE WORLD*." On no account whatever let any thing be said or done in the nursery, that Mamma is not to be told....
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 178 pagina’s
...a thousand times a day, if one is not perpetually watching." JOHNSON. " Well, madam, and you ought to be perpetually watching. It is more from carelessness...his review of Dr. Wartou's Essay on the Writings and Genins of Pope, Johnson has given the following salutary cantion upon this subject : ' Nothing but...
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