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 ...
... such slanders between the contending parties , and other disadvantages . It is
enough to allow the people to remonstrate against the nomination of a minister
for solid reasons . " ( I suppose he meant heresy or immorality . ) He was
Now take it in this way , and suppose that they should only subscribe their
adherence to the Church of England , there would be still the same difficulty ; for
still the young men would be subscribing to what they do not understand . For if
So most Scotchmen may be found out . But , Sir , little aberrations are of no
disadvantage . I never catched Mallet in a Scotch accent ; and yet Mallet , I
suppose , was past five - and - twenty before he came to London . ” Upon another
occasion I ...
... I suppose , Sir , you are an American . " " Why so , Sir ? ” ( said his Lordship . ) “
Because , Sir , ( replied the shopkeeper , ) you speak neither English nor Scotch ,
but something different from both , which I conclude is the language of America ...
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