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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So it was not worth my while to go to see birds fly , which I should not have seen
fly ; and fishes swim , which I should not have seen swim . The gentleman being
gone , and Dr. Johnson having left the room for some time , a debate arose ...
He said , he had seen it frequently used , but he did not know it to be legitimate
English . He would not admit civilization , but only civility . With great deference to
him I thought civilization , from to civilize , better in the sense opposed to ...
Dr. Johnson went home with me to my lodgings in Conduit - street and drank tea ,
previous to our going to the Pantheon , which neither of us had seen before . He
said , “ Goldsmith's life of Parnell is poor ; not that it is poorly written , but that he ...
... spirited tour into Lapland , brought two rein - deer to his estate in
Northumberland , where they bred : but the race has unfortunately perished .
Seen . " 1772. for Dryden , as has been DR . JOHNSON . 23 sider that ancient
hospitality, of which ...
Seen . " 1772. for Dryden , as has been reported ; for we know some Estar of the
passages said to be ridiculed , were written since 63. the Rehearsal ; at least a
passage mentioned in the Prefaces is of a later date . " I maintained that it had ...
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