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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... live in a state of marriage , that we find all the motives which they have for
remaining in that connection , and the restraints which civilized society imposes
to prevent separation , are hardly sufficient to keep them together . ” The General
I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of Government rather than
another . It is of no moment to the happiness of an individual . Sir , the danger of
the abuse of power is nothing to a private man . What Frenchman is prevented ...
... described every thing with a wet finger : “ Here we were , here were the Turks ,
” & c . & c . Johnson listened with the closest attention . A question was started ,
how far people who disagree in a capital point can live in friendship together .
For instance , I can live very well with Ætat . Burke : I love his knowledge , his
genius , his diffusion , 63. and affluence of conversation ; but I would not talk to
him of the Rockingham party . ” GOLDSMITH . “ But , Sir , when people live
This observation , however , is equally applicable to gentlemen who live in cities ,
and are of no profession . He said , “ there is no permanent national character ; it
varies according to circumstances . Alexander the Great swept India : now the ...
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