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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The gentleman answered , they were once to be called the Drake and the Ralegh
, but now they were to be called the Resolution and the Adventure . JOHNSON . “
Much better ; for had the Ralegh returned without going round the world , it ...
Johnson . Why , Sir , we must either suppose that passage to be metaphorical , or
hold with many divines , and all the Purgatorians , that departed souls do not all
at once arrive at the utmost perfection of which they are capable . ” BOSWELL .
The first view of it did not strike us so much as Ranelagh , of which he said , the “
coup d'ail was the finest thing he had ever The truth is , Ranelagh is of a more
beautiful form ; more of it , or rather indeed the whole rotunda , appears at once ...
The General at once relieved him , by this beautiful image : “ Monsieur Goldsmith
est comme la mer , qui jette des perles et beau - coup d'autres belles choses ,
sans s'en appercevoir . ” GOLDSMITH . " Très bien dit , et très élégamment .
Suppose a man either from fear , or pride , or conscience , or whatever motive ,
has resolved to kill himself ; when once the resolution is taken , he has nothing to
fear . He may then go and take the King of Prussia by the nose , at the head of his
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