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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I hope to see her some time , and till then shall be glad to hear of her . “ I am ,
dear Sir , & c . “ March 15 , 1772 . " Sam . Johnson . " 4 TO BENNET LANGTON ,
ESQ . NEAR SPILSBY , LINCOLNSHIRE . DEAR SIR , “ I CONGRATULATE you
No , Sir , ( said he , ) I can read quicker than I can hear . ” So he read them to
himself , . After he had read for some time , we were interrupted by the entrance
of Mr. Kristrom , a Swede , who was tutor to some young gentlemen in the city .
... in hospitality . Jounson . “ You are to consider that ancient hospitality , of which
we hear so 1772 22 THE LIFE OF.
sider that ancient hospitality , of which we hear so 1772 . much , was in an
uncommercial country , when men beEtat , ing idle , were glad to be entertained
at rich men's ta- 63 . bles . But in a commercial country , a busy country , time
He said , he went more frequently to church when there were prayers only , than
when there was also a sermon , 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 ...
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