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" s. Punctuality. It is said of Melancthon, that when he made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute, to be fixed, that no time might be wasted in the idleness of suspense ; and of Washington, that when his secretary, being repeatedly... "
The Massachusetts Teacher - Page 92
1855
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The Rambler. ...

Samuel Johnson - 1763 - 292 pages
...commotion. Thus the ftory of Melanflhon affords a finking le&ure on the value of time, by informing us, that when he made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not run out in the idlenefs of fufpenfe; and all the plans and enterprises of De Wit...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 482 pages
...Pope. ftory of Melanchton affords a ftriking lecture on the value of time, which was, that whenever he made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day mighs. not run out in the idlenels of fufpenfe. Rambler, v. t. p. 39. When we have deducted...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...Mclancth..afTbrds a ftriking lecture on the value of timr, b? informing us, that when he made an appoir.:ment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not runout in the idlencfs of fufpenfe ; and all the plans and cr.tcrprizes of DC \\...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 626 pages
...commotion. Thus the ftory of Melancthon affords a ftriking lecture on the value of time, by informing us, that when he made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not ruo out in the idlenefs of fufpenie; and all the plans and en* terprizes of De Wit...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 640 pages
...story of Melanchthon affords a striking lecture on the value of time, by informing us, that when he had made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not run out in the idleness of suspence; and all the plans and enterprises 1 Plutarch's...
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The British Essayists: The Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - 1802 - 316 pages
...commotion. Thus the story ofMelancthon affords a striking lecture on the value of time, by informing us, that when he made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not run out in the idleness of suspense; and all the plans and enterprises of De Wit...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

1803 - 290 pages
...commotion. Thus the story of Melancthon affords a striking lecture on the value of time, by informing us, that when he made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not run out in the idleness of suspense ; and all the plans and enterprizes of De Wit...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 2

1806 - 346 pages
...will to the end of time be by his writings preserved in admiration. g$' Trfl RAMBLER. !M (50. \vhen he made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not run out in the idleness of suspense ; and all the plans and enterprizes of De Witt...
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The British Essayists;: Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - 1808 - 308 pages
...commotion. Thus the story of Melancthon affords a striking lecture on the value of time, by informing us, that when he made an appointment, he expected not only the hour, but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not run out in the idleness of suspense; and all the plans and enterprises of De Wit...
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Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Rev. Cornelius Winter

1808 - 512 pages
...story of Melancthon affords a striking lecture on the value of time, by informing us, that when he had an appointment, he expected not only the hour but the minute to be fixed, that the day might not run out in the idleness of suspense. And all the plans and enterprises of De Wit,...
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