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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He held , that every thing in the Old Testament that was not typical , was to be of
perpetual observance : and so he wore a ribband in the plaits of his coat , and he
also wore a beard . I remember I had the honour of dining in company with Mr.
The brave old General fired at this , and said , with a lofty air , “ Undoubtedly a
man has a right to defend his honour . ” GOLDSMITH , ( turning to me , ) “ I ask
you first , Sir , what would you do if you ere affronted ? " I answered , I should
think it ...
The extraordinary civilities ( the paternal attentions I should rather say , ) and the
many instructions I have had the honour to receive from him , will to me be a
perpetual source of pleasure in the recollection , ' Dum memor ipse mei , dum ...
While a former edition of my work was passing through the press , I was
unexpectedly favoured with a packet from Philadelphia , from Mr. James
Abercrombie , a gentleman ' of that country , who is pleased to honour me with
very high praise of ...
It has now one honour more by an American edition . “ I know not that much has
happened since your departure that can engage your curiosity . Of all publick
transactions the whole world is now informed by the news - papers . Opposition ...
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