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 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 morals , and then go to trade ,
he may do very well . ” I mentioned a cause in which I had appeared as counsel ...
... 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
He said , he believed the farmer's family thought him an odd character , similar to
that in which the Spectator appeared to his landlady and her children : he was
The Gentleman . Mr. Mickle , the translator of “ The Lusiad , ” and I , went to visit ...
... clearness of penetration , did he thus treat a subject altogether new to him ,
without any other preparation than my having stated to him the arguments which
had been used on each side of the question . His intellectual powers appeared
powers appeared with peculiar lustre , when tried against 1772 . those of a writer
of such fame as Lord Kames , and that Etat . too in his Lordship's own department
. 63 . This masterly argument , after being prefaced and concluded with some ...
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