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" A man who is converted from Protestantism to Popery, may be sincere : he parts with nothing: he is only superadding to what' he already had. But a convert from Popery to Protestantism, gives up so much of what he has held as sacred as any thing that he... "
The Dublin and London magazine - Page 41
1825
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...Popery^ maybe sincere: he parts with nothing: he is only superadding to what he already had. But a convert from Popery to Protestantism, gives up so...conversion, that it can hardly be sincere and lasting." The truth of this reflection may be confirmed by many and eminent instances, some of which will occur...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...Popery, may be sincere : he parts with nothing : he is only superadding to what he already had. But a convert from Popery to Protestantism, gives up so...conversion, that it can hardly be sincere and lasting." The truth of this reflection may be confirmed by many < 1769- and eminent instances, some of which...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...Popery, may be sincere : he parts with nothing : he is only superadding to what he already had. But a convert from Popery to Protestantism, gives up so...he has held as sacred as any thing that he retains ; their is so much laceration of mind in such a conversion, that it can hardly be sincere and lasting."...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...Popery, may be sincere : he parts with nothing ; he is only superadding to what he already had. But a convert from Popery to Protestantism, gives up so...he retains ; there is so much laceration of mind in each a conversion, that it can hardly be sincere and lasting." The truth of this reflection may be...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 180 pages
...Popery, maybe sincere: he parts with nothing: he is only superadding to what he already had. But a convert from Popery to Protestantism, gives up so...conversion, that it can hardly be sincere and lasting." The truth of this reflection may be confirmed by many and eminent instances, some of which will occur...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...Popery, may be sincere : he parts with nothing ; he is only superadding to what he already had. But a convert from Popery to Protestantism, gives up so...conversion, that it can hardly be sincere and lasting." The tiuth of this reflection may be confirmed by many and eminent instances, some of which will occur...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 178 pages
...popery, may be sincere ; he parts with nothing; he is only superadding to what he already had : but a convert from popery to protestantism gives up so much...conversion — that it can hardly be sincere and lasting.' The truth of this reflection may be confirmed by many and eminent instances, some of which wiU occur...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820
...is only superadd ing to what he! already had. But a convert from Popery to Protestantism, gives tip so much of what he has held as sacred as any thing...conversion, that it can hardly be sincere and lasting." The truth of this reflection may be confirmed by many and eminent instances, some of which will occur...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 178 pages
...popery, may be sincere; he parts with nothing; he is only superadding to what he already had : but a convert from popery to protestantism gives up so much...he retains ; there is so much laceration of mind in sucli a conversion — that it can hardly be sincere and lasting.' The truth of this reflection may...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

1821
...popery, may be sincere; he parts with nothing; he is only superadding to what he already had : but a convert from popery to protestantism gives up so much...conversion — that it can hardly be sincere and lasting.' The truth of this reflection may be confirmed by many and eminent instances, some of which will occur...
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