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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Johnson . “ Yes , Sir , but a common prejudice should not be found in one whose
trade it is to rectify errour . ” A gentleman having come in who was to go as a
Mate in the ship along with Mr. Banks and Dr. Solander , Dr. Johnson asked ...
It is enough to allow the people to remonstrate against the nomination of a
minister for solid reasons . " ( I suppose he meant heresy or immorality . ) He was
engaged to dine abroad , and asked me to return to him in the evening , at nine ...
I asked him if humiliating was a good word . He said , he had seen it frequently
used , but he did not know it to be legitimate English . He would not admit
civilization , but only civility . With great deference to him I thought civilization ,
from to ...
... when the cause is of a man's own making . " We talked of the proper use of
riches . Johnson . “ If I were a man of a great estate , I would drive all the rascals
whom I did not like out of the county at an election . ” I asked him , how far he
But , Sir , after I had argued that it was not a heinous sin , an old clergyman rose
up , rose up , and repeating the text of scripture denouncing judgment against
whoremongers , asked , whether , considering this , there could be any doubt of ...
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