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" They have inquired and considered little, and do not always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others : and seem never to have thought upon interrogating themselves ; so that if they do not know what they tell... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 307
by Ossian - 1807
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...They have inquired and considered little, and do not always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others ; and...likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. Mr. Boswell was very diligent in his inquiries ; and the result of bis investigations was, that the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson ...: A journey to the Hebrides. The vision of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...They have inquired and considered little, and do not always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others ; and...upon interrogating themselves ; so that if they do net know what they tell to be true, they likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. • Mr....
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Notes on Indian Affairs, Volume 2

Frederick John Shore - Great Britain - 1837
...The)' have inquired and considered little, and do not always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others, and...they likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false-f-." Another remarkable feature in the character of the people of India, is, the inaccuracy of...
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History of Greece, Volume 1

George Grote - Greece - 1849
...ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others, and seem never to have thought of interrogating themselves ; so that if they do not...likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. Mr. Boswell was very diligent in his inquiries, and the result of his investigations was, that the...
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The History of British India, Volume 5

James Mill - Hindus - 1858
...They have inquired and considered little, and do not always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others ; and...themselves ; so that if they do not know what they tell to have true, they likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. — Mr. Boswell was very diligent...
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The History of British India, Volume 5

James Mill - Hindus - 1858
...They have inquired and considered little, and do not always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others ; and...upon interrogating themselves ; so that if they do notknow what they tell to have true, they likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. — Mr....
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History of Greece, Volume 1

George Grote - Greece - 1859
...interrogated by others, and seem never to have thought of interrogating themselves ; so that if they do nut know what they tell to be true, they likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. Mr. Boswell was very diligent in his inquiries, and the result of his investigations was, that the...
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History of Greece, Volume 1

George Grote - Greece - 1861
...seem never to have thought of interrogating themselves ; so that if they do not know what they tett to be true, they likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. Mr. Boswell was very diligent in his inquiries, and the result of his investigations was, that the...
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The Canadian Journal of Science, Literature and History, Volume 13

1873
...Highlands, have enquired and considered little, and do not always feel their ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others, and...if they do not know what they tell to be true, they likely do not perceive it to be false." For the hospitality with which he was treated by the Highland...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - Ethiopia - 1887 - 145 pages
...They have inquired and considered little, and do not always feel their own ignorance. They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others, and...never to have thought upon interrogating themselves.' — Works, ix. 114. Voltaire, in his Histoire d'ten ban Sramin, after describing, the condition of...
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