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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But however all this may be or not , let us try to make each other happy when we
meet , and not refer our pleasure to distant times or distant places . “ How comes
it that you tell me nothing of your la . dy ? I hope to see her some time , and till ...
Nay , I did not think about it one way or other ; but he did not tell us of his lady till
late . ” He then spoke of St. Kilda , the most remote of the Hebrides . I told him I
thought of buying it . Johnson . “ Pray do , Sir . We will go and pass a winter amid
63. cause people tell you they will not be believed , is meanness . " Macaulay
acted with more magnanimity . ” We talked of the Roman Catholick religion , and
how little difference there was in essential matters between ours and it . Johnson
... got the better of nine tenths he grows weary , he relaxes his diligence , he finds
he has corrected his accent so far as not to be disagreeable , and he no longer
desires his friends to tell him when he is wrong ; nor does he choose to be told .
... request him to tell me all the little circumstances of his life ; what schools he
attended , when he came to Oxford , when he came to London , & c . & c . He did
not disapprove of my curiosity as to these particulars ; but said , “ They'll come out
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