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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I must , therefore , look upon you as a fountain of wisdom , from whence few rills
are communicated to a distance , and which must be approached at its source , to
partake fully of its virtues . “ I am coming to London soon , and am to appear in ...
But we should have the greatest inclination to look into that chamber , to ' talk of
that subject . " Johnson , ( with a loud voice ) “ Sir , I am not saying that you could
live in friendship with a man from whom you differ as to some point : I ain only ...
But , Sir , if a bookseller should bring you a manuscript to look at . ” Johnson . “
Why , Sir , I would desire the bookseller to take it away . ” I mentioned a friend of
mine who had resided long in Spain , and was unwilling to return to Britain .
Beattie's book is , I 63. believe , every day more liked ; at least , I like it more , as I
look more upon it . “ I ain glad if you got credit by your cause , and am yet of
opinion that our cause was good , and that the determination ought to have been
You must look You must look upon Rob . ertson's work as romance , and try it by
that standard . History it is not . Besides , Sir , it is the great excellence of a writer
to put into his book as much as his book will hold . Goldsmith has done this in his
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