The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; a Series of His Epistolatory Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published: the Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great-Britain, for Near Half a Century During which He Flourished, Том 2
W. Andrews and L. Blake, and Cushing and Appleton, Salem, 1807
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exercise of their corporeal faculties . In our schools in England , many boys have
been maimed ; yet I never heard of an action against a schoolmaster on that ...
... in Chronological Order; a Series of His Epistolatory Correspondence and
Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His
Composition, Never Before Published: the Whole E James Boswell. Ætat .
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