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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The gentleman answered , they were once to be called the Drake and the Ralegh
, but now they were to be called the Resolution and the Adventure . JOHNSON . “
Much better ; for had the Ralegh returned without going round the world , it ...
The brave old General fired at this , and said , with a lofty air , “ Undoubtedly a
man has a right to defend his honour . ” GOLDSMITH , ( turning to me , ) “ I ask
you first , Sir , what would you do if you ere affronted ? " I answered , I should
think it ...
Prendergast gravely answered , “ I shall die , notwithstanding what you see . ”
Soon afterwards , there came a shot from a French battery , to which the orders
for a cessation of arms had not yet reached , and he was killed upon the spot .
He answered , “ A conceited fellow . Were a man to write so now , the boys would
throw stones at him . ” He , however , did not alter my opinion of a favourite
authour , to whom I was first directed by his being quoted in “ The Spectator , "
and in ...
... if he had read it . Johnson . “ I have looked into it . ” " What ( said Elphinston , )
have you not read it through ? ” Johnson , offended at being thus pressed , and
so obliged to own his cursory mode of reading , answered tartly , “ 70 THE LIFE
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