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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People will prefer a man for whose father their fathers have voted , though they
should get no more money , or even less . That shows that the respect for family
is not merely fanciful , but has an actual operation . If gentlemen of family would ...
I fancy they had less law long ago , and so were obliged to take to abuse , to fill
up the time . Now they have such a number of 1 1772. precedents , they have no
occasion for abuse . DR . JOHNSON , 15.
As to precedents , to be sure they will increase in course of time ; but the more
precedents there are , the less occasion is there for law ; that is to say , the less
occasion is there for investigating principles . ” SIR A. “ I have been correcting ...
Why , Sir , as the happiness or misery of embodied spirits does not depend upon
place , but is intellectual , we cannot say that they are less happy or less
miserable by appearing upon earth . ” We went down between twelve and one to
... upon whom divine truth has had the effect to set him above such
transgressions , as men , less exalted by spiritual habits and yet upon the whole
not to be excluded from heaven , have been betrayed into by the predominance
of passion .
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