Quotation by Samuel Johnson

In all pointed sentences, some degree of accuracy must be sacrificed to conciseness.
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British author, lexicographer. repr. in Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., vol. 10, ed. Sir John Hawkins (1787) and Works of Samuel Johnson, Yale Edition, vol. 10. "On the Bravery of the English Common Soldier," The British Magazine (Jan. 1760).
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