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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Sir , to leave things out of a book , merely be . 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 ...
... expence with the upstarts , which is very foolish , they must be ruined . ” I gave
him an account of the excellent mimickry of a friend of mine in Scotland ;
observing , at the same time , that some people thought it a very mean thing :
He held , that every thing in the Old Testament that was not typical , was to be of
perpetual observance : and so he wore a ribband in the plaits of his coat , and he
also wore a beard . I remember I had the honour of dining in company with Mr.
The first view of it did not strike us so much as Ranelagh , of which he said , the “
coup d'ail was the finest thing he had ever The truth is , Ranelagh is of a more
beautiful form ; more of it , or rather indeed the whole rotunda , appears at once ...
Dr. Johnson said , that perhaps in point of interest he did wrong ; but in point of
dignity he did well . Sir Alexander insisted that he was wrong ; and said that Mr.
Pitt intended it as an advantageous thing for him . Why , Sir , ( said Johpson , ) Mr.
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