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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As I suppose your great work will soon be reprinted , I beg leave to trou . ble you
with a remark on a passage of it , in which I am a little misrepresented . Be not
alarmed , the misrepresentation is not imputable to you . Not having the book at ...
Goldsmith told us , he was assured by his brother , the Reverend Mr. Goldsmith ,
2 ( Mr. Boswell's note here being rather short , as taken at the time , ( with a view
perhaps to future revision , ) Johnson's remark is obscure , and requires to be a ...
... in some particulars , Foote called an Elzevir edition of him , has , by
coincidence , made the very same remark . Origin and Progress of Language ,
vol . iü . 2d edit . p . 219 . which the Christian world has appropriated to the com-
1772 40 ...
Some superfluities I have expunged , and some faults I have corrected , and here
and there have scattered a remark ; but the main fabrick of the work remains as it
was . I had looked very little into it since I wrote it , and , I think , I found it full as ...
Our soldiery , surely , are not luxurious , who live on six - pence a day ; and the
same remark will apply to almost all the other classes . Luxury , so far as it
reaches the poor , will do good to the race of people ; it will strengthen and
multiply them ...
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