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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I believe Lord North is no friend to me . “ How so , Sir ? ” Johnson . " Why , Sir ,
you cannot 63 . account for the fancies of men . - Well , how does Lord Elibank ?
and how does Lord Monboddo ? ” BOSWELL . “ Very well , Sir . Lord Monboddo ...
Consider , Sir , by buying St. Kilda , you may keep the people from falling into
worse hands . We must give them a clergyman , and he shall be one of Beattie's
choosing . He shall be educated at Marischal College . I'll be your Lord
Johnson . “ No , Sir , I never was in Lord Mansfield's company ; but Lord
Mansfield was distinguished at the University . Lord Mansfield , when he first
came to town , drank champagne with the wits , ' as Prior says . He was the friend
of Pope .
I remember an instance : when I published the Plan for my Dictionary , Lord
Chesterfield told me that the word great should be ... Now here were two men of
the highest rank , the one , the best speaker in the House of Lords , the other , the
... angel of the Lord smote in one night forty thousand Assyri· Mr. Paterson , in a
pamphlet , produced some evidence to shew that his work was written before
Sterne's Sentimental Journey ' appeared . 1772. ans . 8 Sir , ( said Johnson , DR .
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