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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Why , Sir , you are to consider that the manner and some particular phrases of
person do much to impress you with an idea of him , and you are not sure that he
would say what the mimick says in his character . ” BOSWELL . “ I don't think
In the same manner , Dunning may be found out to be a Devonshire man . So
most Scotchmen may be found out . But , Sir , little aberrations are of no
disadvantage . I never catched Mallet in a Scotch accent ; and yet Mallet , I
suppose , was ...
Johnson immediately entered on the subject , and treated it in a masterly manner
; and so far as I have been able to recollect , his thoughts were these : “ Sir , as
men become in a high degree refined , various causes of offence arise ; which ...
In like manner , one loves a plain coat , another loves a laced coat ; but neither
will deny that each is good in its kind . ” While I remained in London this spring , I
was with him at several other times , both by himself and in company . I dined
But , indeed , considering the slovenly and 1772 . careless manner in which
books were treated by Johntat . son , it could not be expected that scarce and
valuable 63 . editions should have been lent to him . A gentleman having to some
of the ...
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