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 had still some thoughts , while the summer lasted , of being obliged to go to
London on some little business ; otherwise I should certainly have troubled him
with a letter several months ago , and given some vent to my gratitude and
... of whom , when in that state , he quoted this reflection with an air of admiration ,
as if it had been deeply philosophical : “ Here am I , free and unrestrained ,
amidst the rude magnificence of Nature , with this Indian woman by my side , and
Here is another instance of his high admiration of Milton as a Poet ,
notwithstanding his just abhorrence of that sour Republican's political principles .
His candour and discrimination are equally conspicuous . Let us hear no more of
He was still more mortified , when talking in a company with fluent vivacity , and ,
as he flattered bimself , to the admiration of all who were present ; a German who
sat next him , and perceived Johnson rolling himself , as if about to speak ...
... too extravagant terms , my admiration of him , and my expectation of pleasure
from our intended tour . TO JAMES BOSWELL , ESQ . DEAR SIR , “ I SHALL set
out from London on Friday the sixth of this month , and purpose not to loiter much
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