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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... true that Lord North paid you a visit , and that you got two hundred a year in
addition to your pension ? " Johnson . “ No , Sir . Except what I had from the
bookseller , I did not » BOSWELL . Ætat . get a farthing by them 6 THE LIFE OF
I could have no motive to conceal a circumstance of which I never was nor can be
ashamed ; and of which Dr. Johnson seemed to think , when he afterwards
became acquainted with Mrs. Beattie , that I had , as was true , reason to be
True , Sir ; all denominations of Christians have really little difference in point of
doctrine , though they may differ widely in external forms . There is a prodigious
difference between the external form of one of your Presbyterian churches in ...
He observed , that the Bohemian language , was true Sclavonick . The Swede
said , it had some similarity with the German . JOHNSON . Why , Sir , to be sure ,
such parts of Sclavonia as confine with Germany , will borrow German words ;
Why no , Sir ; Judge Hale was a great lawyer , and wrote upon law ; and yet he
knew a great many other things , and has written upon other things . Selden too .
" Sir A. “ Very true , Sir ; and Lord Bacon . But was not Lord Coke a mere lawyer ?
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