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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We went to the Mitre , and dined in the room where he and I first supped together
. He gave me great hopes of my cause . “ Sir , ( said he , ) the government of a
schoolmaster is somewhat of the nature of military government ; that is to say , it ...
A question was started whether the state of marriage was natural to man . ... The
General said , that in a state of nature a man and woman uniting together , would
form a strong and constant affection , by the mutual pleasure each would ...
There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny , that will keep us safe under
every form of government . Had not the people of France thought themselves
honoured in sharing in the brilliant actions of Louis XIV . they would not have ...
... is not prosecuted for five years , it cannot afterwards be proceeded upon , “
unless it be of a heinous nature , or again become flagrant ; " and that hence a
question man . arose , whether fornication was a sin of a heinous 26 THE LIFE
Will you not allow , Sir , that he draws very natural pictures of buman life ? ”
Johnson . “ Why , Sir , it is of very low life . Richardson used to say , that had he
not known who Fielding was , he should have believed he was an ostler . Sir ,
there is ...
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