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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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Greece: I. Legendary Greece: II. Grecian History to the Reign of ..., Volume 1

George Grote - Greece - 1899
...They have acquired 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 of interrogating themselves ; so that if they do not know what they tell to betrue, they likewise do...
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Swain School Lectures

Andrew Ingraham - Philosophy - 1903 - 197 pages
...ABOUT THINGS AS RELATED LOGIC ABOUT THINGS AS RELATED "The Highlanders," said Dr. Johnson, "are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others, and...likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false." No one has ever thought of interrogating himself before he has been interrogated by others. Then he...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland in 1773

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1906 - 239 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...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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Johnson's Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland: And Boswell's Journal ...

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1924 - 511 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...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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Bardic Nationalism: The Romantic Novel and the British Empire

Katie Trumpener - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 426 pages
...others that a single shoemaker makes brogues for all. Unused to strangers, the Highlanders are "not much accustomed to be interrogated by others and seem never to have thought of interrogating themselves; so that if they do not know what they tell to be true, they likewise do...
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Freud and the Question of Pseudoscience

Frank Cioffi - Psychology - 1998 - 313 pages
...they deliberately speak studied falsehood, or have a settled purpose to deceive . . . They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others; and...likewise do not distinctly perceive it to be false. (Samuel Johnson, A Journey to the Western Islands) 81. Janet Malcolm, Psychoanalysis: Tiie Impossible...
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Romantic Imperialism: Universal Empire and the Culture of Modernity

Saree Makdisi, King Edward VII Professor of English Literature Marilyn Butler - History - 1998 - 248 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...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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