Samuel Johnson Quote

Philosophy has often attempted to repress insolence by asserting that all conditions are leveled by death; a position which, however it may defect the happy, will seldom afford much comfort to the wretched.


The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (ed. 1787)

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Philosophy has often attempted to repress insolence by asserting that all conditions are leveled by death; a position which, however it may defect...

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Philosophy has often attempted to repress insolence by asserting that all conditions are leveled by death; a position which, however it may defect...

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Philosophy has often attempted to repress insolence by asserting that all conditions are leveled by death; a position which, however it may defect...

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Philosophy has often attempted to repress insolence by asserting that all conditions are leveled by death; a position which, however it may defect...