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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We talked of his two political pamphlets , “ The False Alarm , ” and “ Thoughts
concerning Falkland's Islands . " Johnson . “ Well , Šir , which of them did you
think the best ? ” Boswell . " I liked the second best . ” Johnson . “ Why , Sir , I liked
... out : I believe they thought only of culling of simples . ” I thanked him for
showing civilities to Beattie . “ Sir , ( said he , ) I should thank you . We all love
Beattie . She is a very 1772. Mrs. Thrale says , if DR . JOHNSON . 7 get a farthing
I told him I thought of buying it . Johnson . “ Pray do , Sir . We will go and pass a
winter amid the blasts there . We shall have fine fish , and we will take some dried
tongues with us , and some books . We will have a strong built vessel , and ...
... 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 :
... not admit civilization , but only civility . With great deference to him I thought
civilization , from to civilize , better in the sense opposed to barbarity , than civility
; as it is better to have a distinct word for each sense , than one word with two ...
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