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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Had not you some desire to go upon this expedition , Sir ? ” Johnson . “ Why yes ,
but I soon laid it aside . Sir , there is very little of intellectual , in the course .
Besides , I see but at a small distance . So it was not worth my while to go to see
Why , Sir , I would desire the bookseller to take it away . ” I mentioned a friend of
mine who had resided long in Spain , and was unwilling to return to Britain .
Johnson . “ Sir , he is attached to some woman . ” BoswELL . “ I rather believe ,
Sir , it ...
The gentleman , with submissive deference , said , he had only hinted at the
question from a desire to hear Dr. Johnson's opinion upon it . JOHNWhy then , Sir
, I think that permitting men to preach any opinion contrary to the doctrine of the ...
Yes , Sir , and that so often an empty purse ! ” Goldsmith's incessant desire of
being conspicuous in 1773 . company 96 THE LIFE OF.
Goldsmith's incessant desire of being conspicuous in 1773 . company , was the
occasion of his sometimes appearing Ætat . to such disadvantage as one should
hardly have sup- 64 . posed possible in a man of his genius . When his literary ...
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