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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... between the Reverend Mr. Stockdale and Mrs. Desmoulins , whether Mr.
Banks and Dr. Solander were entitled to any share of glory from their expedition .
When Dr. Johnson returned to us , I told him the subject of their dispute . Johnson
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 ...
We drank tea with Mrs. Williams , who told us a story of second sight , which
happened in Wales where she was born . He listened to it very attentively , and
said he should be glad to have some instances of that faculty well authenticated .
Peyton immediately went , and returned with it , and told him it cost but a penny . I
then reminded him of the schoolmaster's cause , and proposed to read to him the
printed papers concerning it . “ No , Sir , ( said he , ) I can read quicker than I ...
He said , he never had it properly ascertained that the Scotch Highlanders and
the Irish understood each other . I told him that my Cousin Colonel Graham , of
the Royal Highlanders , whom I met at Drogheda , told me they did . Johnson .
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