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" Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings, but in... "
La Belle Assemblée - Page 202
1806
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Freemason's Magazine, Or General and Complete Library, Volume 2

Freemasonry - 1794
...researches of the most judicious, learned, and segacious. ,, ..„ LONDON CHARACTERIZED. BY DR. JOHNSON. IF you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude...satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little alleys and courts. It is not iri the shewy evolutions of building.),...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...ago seen white-robed innocence, and flower-bespangled meads' Talking of London, he observed, ' Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude...satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...diction-' too is not his own. We have long ago seen -white-robed mnocence, and flower-befpangled meads" to have a just notion of the magnitude of this city,...satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings,...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...the obscurity, insipidity, and uniformity of remote situations. At another time he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude...satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...ago seen white-robed innocence, and flower-bespangled meads." Talking of London, he observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude...satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings,...
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The Halcyon Luminary, and Theological Repository, Volume 1

American periodicals - 1812
...only know that I intended well ; and I hope al.l will end well." LONDON CHARACTERISED. BY DR. JOHNSON. If you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude...satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little allies and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...ago seen white-robed innocence and ßotcer-bespangled meads." Talking of London, he observed, "Sir, if you wish to have a just ' notion of the magnitude...satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings,...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Religion and state - 1818 - 180 pages
...the obscurity, insipidity, and uniformity of remote situations. At another time he observed, t( Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude...satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings,...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...LONDON. OF London, Johnson observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of the city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the innumerable little lanes and courts. It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings,...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...your experts, and you'll never go far wrong." No. XIII. LONDON. OF London, Johnson observed, " Sir, if you wish to have a just notion of the magnitude of the city, you must not be satisfied with seeing its great streets and squares, but must survey the...
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