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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Now , Sir , this was by no means the case . I could have no motive to conceal a
circumstance of which I never was nor can be ashamed ; and of which Dr.
Johnson seemed to think , when he afterwards became acquainted with Mrs.
He again justly observed , that we could have no certainty of the truth of
supernatural appearances , unless something was told us which we could not
know by ordinary means , or something done which could not be done but by
supernatu . ral ...
Why , Sir , it is making a very mean use of man's powers . But to be a good
mimick , requires great ... He gives you something different from himself , but not
the character which he means to assume . He goes out of himself , without going
... as we are apt to call what is far removed from the Scotch , but which is by no
means good English , and makes , “ the fools who use it , ” truly ridiculous . Good
English is plain , easy , and smooth in the mouth 6 of an unaffected English ...
Why , Sir , ideas must be given you by means of something which you know : and
as to musick there are some philosophers and divines who have maintained that
we shall not be spiritualized to such a degree , but that something of ...
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