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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Believe me to be , with the utmost regard and esteem , dear Sir , “ Your obliged
and affectionate humble servant , « J. BEATTIE . ” I have , from my respect for my
friend Dr. Beattie , and regard to his extreme sensibility , inserted the foregoing ...
I fancy they had less law long ago , and so were obliged to take to abuse , to fill
up the time . Now they have such a number of 1 1772. precedents , they have no
occasion for abuse . DR . JOHNSON , 15.
He is an ingenious Counsel , who has made the most of his cause : he is not
obliged to gain it . ” Johnson . “ But , Sir , there is a difference , when the cause is
of a man's own making . " We talked of the proper use of riches . Johnson . “ If I
I had still some thoughts , while the summer lasted , of being obliged to go to
London on some little business ; otherwise I should certainly have troubled him
with a letter several months ago , and given some vent to my gratitude and
I put a question to him upon a fact in common life , which he could not answer ,
nor have I found any one else who could . What is the reason that women
servants , though obliged to be at the expence of purchasing their own clothes ,
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