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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Why no , Sir ; Judge Hale was a great lawyer , and wrote upon law ; and yet he
knew a great many other things , and has written upon other things . Selden too .
" Sir A. “ Very true , Sir ; and Lord Bacon . But was not Lord Coke a mere lawyer ?
... what is the . best style of English composition . Some think Swift's the best ;
others prefer a fuller and grander way of writing . ” Johnson . “ Sir , you must first
define what you mean by style , before you can judge who has a good taste in
In a case which came before that Court the preceding winter , I had laboured to
persuade the Judge to return to the ancient law . It was my own sincere opinion ,
that they ought to adhere to it ; but I had exhausted all my powers of reasoning in
... that action on the sentence of the Judge . He that is thus governed , lives not by
law , but by opinion : not by a certain rule to which he can apply his intention
before he acts , but by an uncertain and variable opinion , which he can never
Whatever reason may have influenced the Judges to a relaxation of the law , it
was not that the nation was grown less fierce ; and , I am afraid , it cannot be
affirmed , that it is grown less fraudulent . “ Since this law has been represented
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