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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We went to the Mitre , and dined in the room where he and I first supped together
. He gave me great hopes of my cause . “ Sir , ( said he , ) the government of a
schoolmaster is somewhat of the nature of military government ; that is to say , it ...
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 .
... as the people required more an example for the one than the other ; it being
much easier for them to hear a sermon , than to fix their minds on prayer . On
Monday , April 6 , I dined with him at Sir Alex . ander Macdonald's , where was a
On Friday , April 10 , I dined with him at General Oglethorpe's , where we found
Dr. Goldsmith . Armorial bearings having been mentioned , Johnson said they
were as ancient as the siege of Thebes , which he proved by a passage in one of
I dined with him one day at the Crown and Anchor tavern , in the Strand , with
Lord Elibank , Mr. Langton , and Dr. Vansittart of Oxford . Without specifying each
particular day , I have preserved the following memorable things . I regretted the ...
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