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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It is a general question , and not a point of particular law . “ I am , & c . “ JAMES
Boswell . " TO JAMES BOSWELL , ESQ . 6C DEAR SIR , “ That you are coming
so soon to town I am very glad ; and still more glad that you are coming as an ...
... London ; so Mr. Elwal failed in his scheme of making himself a man of great
consequence . ” On Tuesday , March 31 , he and I dined at General Paoli's . A
question was started whether the state of marriage was natural to man .
Bayes , in « The Rehearsal , ' is a mighty silly character . If it was intended to be
like a particular man , it could only be diverting while that man was remembered .
But I question whether it was meant * This project has since been realized .
... 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
I started the question , whether duelling was consistent with moral duty . The
brave old General fired at this , and said , with a lofty air , “ Undoubtedly a man
has a right to defend his honour . ” GOLDSMITH , ( turning to me , ) “ I ask you first
, Sir ...
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