Rambler, The

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Rambler, The

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"I profess myself to have ever had a profound veneration for the astonishing force and vivacity of mind which ""The Rambler"" exhibits [Boswell then talks at length of the philosophical merits of the essays] I may shortly observe that the ""Rambler"" furnishes such an assemblage of discourses on practical religion and moral duty, of critical investigations, and allegorical and oriental tales, that no mind may be thought very deficient that has, by constant study and meditation, assimilated to itself all that may be found there". [Boswell singles out numbers 7, 110, 54 and 32]

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Life of Johnson

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Boswell, James
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Notes
Originally published 1791.

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Life of Johnson
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Accessed on 2019/07/22 05:58:59

Related people
Boswell, James
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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Rambler, The

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Life of Johnson

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Originally published 1791.

How to cite this record

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Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77588
Accessed on 2019/07/22 05:58:59

Related people
Boswell, James
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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