Samuel Johnson Quote

Words become low by the occasions to which they are applied, or the general character of them who use them; and the disgust which they produce arises from the revival of those images with which they are commonly united.


The Rambler: In Four Volumes (ed. 1761)

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Words become low by the occasions to which they are applied, or the general character of them who use them; and the disgust which they produce arises ...

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Words become low by the occasions to which they are applied, or the general character of them who use them; and the disgust which they produce arises ...

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Words become low by the occasions to which they are applied, or the general character of them who use them; and the disgust which they produce arises ...

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Words become low by the occasions to which they are applied, or the general character of them who use them; and the disgust which they produce arises ...