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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I surely need not mention again that she wishes to see her mother . I am , Sir , "
Your most humble servant , 66 March 14 , 1772 . “ SAM . Johnson . " On the 21st
of March , I was happy to find myself again in my friend's study , and was glad to ...
My best wishes ever attend you and your family . Believe me to be , with the
utmost regard and esteem , dear Sir , “ Your obliged and affectionate humble
servant , « J. BEATTIE . ” I have , from my respect for my friend Dr. Beattie , and
regard to ...
I cannot wish well to a popular election of the clergy , when I consider that it
occasions such animosities , such unworthy courting of the people , such
slanders between the contending parties , and other disadvantages . It is enough
to allow the ...
On Saturday , March 27 , I introduced to him Şir Alexander Macdonald , with
whom he had expressed a wish to be acquainted . He received him very cour .
teously . Sir Alexander observed , that the Chancellors in England are chosen
I agree 63 . with Mr. Boswell , that there must be high satisfaction in being a
feudal Lord ; but we are to consider , that we ought not to wish to have a number
of men unhappy for the satisfaction of one . ” I maintained that numbers , namely ,
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