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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... Dr. Johnson whether one might write a history of Sweden , without going thither
. “ Yes , Sir , ( said he , ) one for common use , 1 1772 . We talked of languages .
Johnson observed DR . JOHNSON . 13.
63. languages up to the Hebrew . ... He observed , that the Bohemian language ,
was true Sclavonick . ... Although the Erse and Irish are both dialects of the same
language , there may be a good deal of diversity between them , as between the
Because , Sir , ( replied the shopkeeper , ) you speak neither English nor Scotch ,
but something different from both , which I conclude is the language of America . ”
Boswell . “ It may be of use , Sir , to have a Dictionary to ascertain the ...
You in Scotland do not attain that nice critical skill in languages , which we get in
our schools in England . I would not put a boy to him , whom I intended for a man
of learning . But for the sons of citizens , who are to learn a little , get good ...
... some particulars , Foote called an Elzevir edition of him , has , by coincidence ,
made the very same remark . Origin and Progress of Language , vol . iü . 2d edit .
p . 219 . which the Christian world has appropriated to the com- 1772 40 THE ...
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