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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sure that I understand sunk upon us , which is a very uncommon phrase : but it
seems to me to imply , ( and others , I find , have understood it in the same sense
But he has not that nice discrimination which 1772 . your friend seems to possess
. Foote is , however , very Ætat . entertaining with a kind of conversation between
wit 63 . and buffoonery . ” On Monday , March 23 , I found him busy , preparing ...
You now ( addressing himself to me , ) would have been with 3 [ There is no
Preface to “ The Rehearsal , ” as originally published . Dr. Johnson seems to
have meant the Address to the Reader with a Ker subjoined to it ; which have
To my great satisfaction Dr. Johnson sanctioned this opinio • Tacitus , Sir , seems
to me rather to have made notes for an historical work , than to have written a
history . ” s At this time it appears from his “ Prayers and Meditations , ” that he
It therefore seems to be no very conclusive reasoning , which connects those two
propositions ; the nation is become less ferocious , and therefore the laws against
fraud and covin shall be relaxed . ' " Whatever reason may have influenced the ...
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