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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What strange narrowness of mind now is that , to think the things we have not
known , are better than the things which we have known . ” Boswell . “ Why , Sir ,
that is a common prejudice . ” Johnson . “ Yes , Sir , but a common prejudice
... a wen upon his face , and who therefore is easily known . If a man hops upon
one leg , Foote can hop upon one who was a leg . But he has not that nice
discrimination which 12 THE LIFE OF.
SIR A. “ I think , Sir , almost all great lawyers , such at least as have written upon
law , have known only law , and nothing else . ” John , son . “ Why no , Sir ; Judge
Hale was a great lawyer , and wrote upon law ; and yet he knew a great many ...
... Sir Gilbert Elliot ; and may I presume to add that of the present Earl of
Marchmont , who told me , with great good humour , that the master of a shop in
London , where he was not known , said to him , “ I suppose , Sir , you are an
... and you had the controversy · [ This fiction is known to have been invented by
Daniel Defoe , and was added to the second edition of the English translation of
Drelin court's work , to make it sell . The first edition had it not . M. ] 1 between Mr.
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