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" He was the first that infused that proportion of courage into the seamen, by making them see by experience, what mighty things they could do, if they were resolved ; and taught them to fight in fire as well as upon water : and though he hath been very... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson - Page 63
by Samuel Johnson - 1816
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The Life of Mr. Richard Savage, Son of the Earl Rivers

Samuel Johnson - 1777 - 316 pages
...by making them fee, by Expe-- " rience, what mighty Things they could do, if " they were -refolved, and taught them to fight *' in Fire as well as upon the Water; and, tho' *' he has been very well imitatedand followed, " was the firft that gave the, Example of that...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 650 pages
...feamen, by making them fee, by experience, what mighty '* things they could do if they were refolved, and " taught them to fight in fire as well as upon...has been very well imitated ** and followed, was the firft that gave the example of " that kind of naval courage, and bold and refolut<j '* achievements."...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787 - 676 pages
...feamen, " by making them fee, by experience, what mighty " things they could do if they were refolved, and " taught them to fight in fire as well as upon...water ; and, though he has been very well imitated tf and followed, was the firft that gave the example of '* that kind of naval courage, and bold and...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 19

English literature - 1757 - 740 pages
...Teamen, by making them fee, by experience, what mighty things they could do if they were reiblved, and taught them to fight in fire as well as upon the...has been very well imitated and followed, was the firft that gave the example ofthat kind of naval courage, and bold and rcfolute achievements." To this...
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Characters of Eminent Men in the Reigns of Charles I and II: Including the ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1793 - 268 pages
...be hurt by them. He was the first that infused that proportion of courage into the seamen, by making them see by experience, what mighty things they could...; and taught them to fight in fire as well as upon water: and though he hath been very well imitated and followed, he was the first that gave the example...
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Lives of eminent persons. Letters. Prayers. Index

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 558 pages
...feamen, by mak" ing them fee, by experience, what mighty things " they could do if they were refolved, and taught " them to fight in fire as well as upon...; and " though he has been very well imitated and follow" ed, was the firft that gave the example of that " kind of naval courage, and bold and refolute...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 400 pages
...hurt by " them. He was the first that infused that pro" portion of courage into seamen, by making " them see, by experience, what mighty things " they...been very well imitated " and followed, was the first thatgave the exam" pie of that kind of naval courage, and bold and " resolute achievements." To this...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 548 pages
...conld do if they were resolved, and tanght them to fight in fire as weU as Upon the water; and thongh he has been very well imitated and followed, was the...first that gave the example of that kind of naval conrage, and bold and resolnte achievements." To this attestation oi: liis military excellence, it...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 560 pages
...man that brought ships to contemn castles " on shore, which had ever been thought very " formidable, but were discovered by him to make " a noise only,...; and " though he has been very well imitated and follow" ed, was the first that gave the example of that " kind of naval courage, and bold and resolute...
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Letters from the Mediterranean; containing a civil and political account of ...

Edward Blaquiere - Malta - 1813 - 474 pages
...infused that proportion of courage into seamen, by making them'see, by experience, what mighty titings they could do if they were resolved; and taught them to fight in fire as well as upon'water: and although he hath been well imitated and followed, he was the first that gave the'example...
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