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Страница 57 - When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited your Lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre...
Страница 34 - is a good man, a pious man. I am afraid he has not been in the inside of a church for many years ; but he never passes a church without pulling off his hat : this shows he has good principles.
Страница 29 - Many of the greatest men that ever lived have written biography. Boswell was one of the smallest men that ever lived, and he has beaten them all.
Страница 34 - Let us not be found, when our Master calls us, stripping the lace off our waistcoats, but the spirit of contention from our souls and tongues. Alas ! sir, a man who cannot get to heaven in a green coat will not find his way thither the sooner in a grey one.
Страница 44 - This incident is recorded in the Journey as follows : " Out of one of the beds on which we were to repose started up, at our entrance, a man black as a Cyclops from the forge.
Страница 36 - But, Sir, in the British constitution it is surely of importance to keep up a spirit in the people, so as to preserve a balance against the crown." JOHNSON. "Sir, I perceive you are a vile Whig. — Why all this childish jealousy of the power of the crown? The crown has not power enough.
Страница 35 - How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which kings or laws can cause or cure!
Страница xi - May'st thou live to know and fear Him, Trust and love Him all thy days ; Then go dwell for ever near Him, See His face, and sing His praise...