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" There are many things delivered rhetorically, many expressions therein merely tropical, and as they best illustrate my intention; and therefore also there are many things to be taken in a soft and flexible sense, and not to be called unto the rigid test... "
Edinburgh Medical Journal - Page 377
1905
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

English literature - 1831 - 370 pages
...expressions therein merely tropical, and as they best illustrate my intention ; and therefore also there are many things to be taken in a soft and flexible...therein, is in submission unto maturer discernments ; and as I have declared, shall no further father them than the best and learned judgments shall authorize...
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Miscellaneous Works of Sir Thomas Browne: With Some Account of the Author ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1831 - 362 pages
...expressions therein merely tropical, and as they best illustrate my intention ; and therefore also there are many things to be taken in a soft and flexible...therein, is in submission unto maturer discernments ; and as I have declared, shall no further father them than the best and learned judgments shall authorize...
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Religio Medici

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1831 - 180 pages
...expressions therein merely tropical, and as they best illustrate my intention ; and therefore also there are many things to be taken in a soft and flexible...therein, is in submission unto maturer discernments ; and, as I have declared, shall no further father them than the best and learned judgements shall...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 14

1848 - 780 pages
...rhetorically, many expressions therein merely tropical, as they best illustrate my meaning and therefore to be taken in a soft and flexible sense, and not to be called unto the rigid test of reason." The " Letter to a Friend" is a noble offering of personal sympathy and an eloquent illustration of...
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Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834 - 722 pages
...are delivered rhetorically, many expressions merely tropical, and thurefore many things to be token in a soft and flexible sense, and not to be called unto the rigid test of reason." The first glance upon this book will indeed discover examples of this liberty of thought and expression...
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Religio medici. Pseudodoxia epidemica, books 1-4

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835 - 596 pages
...many expressions therein merely tropical, and as they best illustrate my intention; and therefore also there are many things to be taken in a soft and flexible...therein is in submission unto maturer discernments; and, as I have declared, [I] shall * no further father them than the best and [most] learned i judgements...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Memoirs of Sir Thomas Browne. Domestic ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1836 - 602 pages
...alleging, that " many things are delivered rhetorically, many expressions merely tropical, and therefore many things to be taken in a soft and flexible sense,...and not to be called unto the rigid test of reason." The first glance upon his book will indeed discover examples of this liberty of thought and expression...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Including His Life and Correspondence, Volume 2

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1835 - 592 pages
...expressions therein merely tropical, and as they best illustrate my i intention; and therefore also there are many things to be taken in a soft and flexible sense, and not to be called unto 1 the rigid test of reason. Lastly, all that is contained therein is in submission unto maturer discernments...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837 - 752 pages
...alleging, that "many tilings are delivered rhetorically, many expressions merely tropical, and th'jrjforo many things to be taken in a soft and flexible sense,...and not to be called unto the rigid test of reason." The first wlance upon this book will indeed discover examples of this liberty of thought and expression...
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1838 - 716 pages
...alleging, that "many things are delivered rhetorically, many expressions merely tropical, and therefore many things to be taken in a soft and flexible sense, and not to be culled unto the rigid test of reason." The first glance upon this book will indeed discover examples...
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