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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A small intermixture of provincial peculiarities may , perhaps , have an agreeable
effect , as the notes of different birds concur in the harmony of the grove , and
please more than if they were all exactly alike . I could name some gentlemen of
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 , "
As he is to instruct with authority , he should be regarded with reverence , as one
upon whom divine truth has had the effect to set him above such transgressions ,
as men , less exalted by spiritual habits and yet upon the whole not to be ...
Action can have no effect upon reasonable minds . It may augment noise , but it
never can enforce argument . If you speak to a dog , you use action ; you hold up
your hand thus , because he is a brute ; and in proportion as men are removed ...
... had considerable effect in favour of Mr. Douglas : of whose legitimate filiation I
was then , and am still , firmly convinced . Let me add , that no fact can be more
respectably ascertained , than by the judgement of the most august tribuna ! in
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