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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... but that his lady puts him out of my head ; she is a very lovely woman . “ The
ejection which you come hither to oppose , appears very cruel , unreasonable ,
and oppressive . I should think there could not be much doubt of your success .
I doubt , Sir , if any Scotchman ever attains to a perfect English pronunciation . ”
JOHNson . “ Why , Sir , few of them do , because they do not persevere after
acquiring a certain degree of it . But , Sir , there can be no doubt that they may
attain to ...
No doubt there is still room for a certain degree of it ; and a man has a satisfaction
in seeing his friends eating and drinking around him . But promiscuous hospitality
is not the way to gain real influence . You must help some people at table ...
I doubt , Sir , whether there are many happy people here . ” Johnson . “ Yes , Sir ,
there are many happy people here . There are many people here who are
watching hundreds , and who think hundreds are watching them . ” Happening to
The little effect which Demosthenes's orations had upon them , shews that they
were barbarians . ” Sir Adam was unlucky in his topicks ; for he suggested a
doubt of the propriety of Bishops having seats in the House of Lords . Johnson , "
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