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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She this day called her aunt Langton 63. to receive the sacrament with her ; and
made me talk yesterday on such subjects as suit her condition . It will probably be
her viaticum . I surely need not mention again that she wishes to see her mother ...
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 ...
Johnson . “ Sir , Mr. Elwal was , I think , an ironmonger at Wolverhampton ; and
he had a mind to make himself famous , by being the founder of a new sect ,
which he wished much should be called Elwallians . He held , that every thing in
I told him , that by the rules of the Church of Scotland , in their “ Book of Discipline
, ” if a scandul , as it is called , is not prosecuted for five years , it cannot
afterwards be proceeded upon , “ unless it be of a heinous nature , or again
On Thursday , April 9 , I called on him to beg he would go and dine with me at the
Mitre tavern . He had resolved not to dine at all this day , I know not for what
reason ; and I was so unwilling to be deprived of his company , that I was content
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