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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Now take it in this way , and suppose that they should only subscribe their
adherence to the Church of England , there would be still the same difficulty ; for
still the young men would be subscribing to what they do not understand . For if
They are all left 63 . with the full 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 account . Puffendorff , I think , maintains the
right of a ...
You in Scotland do not attain that nice critical skill in languages , which we get in
our schools in England . I would not put a boy to him , whom I intended for a man
of learning . But for the sons of citizens , who are to learn a little , get good ...
I spoke of the inequality of the livings of the clergy in England , and the scanty
provisions of some of the Curates . Johnson . " Why yes , Sir ; but it cannot be
helped . You must consider , that the revenues of the clergy are not at the
disposal of ...
have already given my opinion of Fielding ; but I cannot refrain from repeating
here my wonder at Johnson's excessive and unaccountable depreciation of one
of the best writers that England has produced . “ Tom Jones ” has stood the test of
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