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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Why , Sir , that is a common prejudice . ” 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. Johnson whether one might write a history of Sweden , without going thither
. “ Yes , Sir , ( said he , ) one for common use , 1 1772 . We talked of languages .
Johnson observed DR . JOHNSON . 13.
But the men of Wolverhampton were not so inflammable as the Common -
Council of London ; so Mr. Elwal failed in his scheme of making himself a man of
great consequence . ” On Tuesday , March 31 , he and I dined at General Paoli's .
Yet , it is well known , that there some . times occurs a sullen and hardy resolution
, that laughs at all common punishment , and bids defiance to all common
degrees of pain . Correction must be proportioned to occasions . The flexible will
After urging the common plausible topicks , I at last had recourse to the maxim , in
vino veritas , a man who is well warmed with wine will speak truth . Johnson . “
Why , Sir , that may be • an argument for drinking , if you suppose men in general
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