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
... though it has been well observed , that " it has been of no small use to him ; as
it rouses the attention of the House by its uncommonness : and is equal to tropes
and figures in a good English speaker . ” I would give as an instance of what I ...
I remember an instance : when I published the Plan for my Dictionary , Lord
Chesterfield told me that the word great should be pronounced so as to rhyme to
state ; and Sir William Yonge sent me word that it should be pronounced so as to
I would introduce foreign animals into the country ; for instance , the rein - deer . ”
, The conversation now turned on critical subjects . Johnson . “ Bayes , in « The
Rehearsal , ' is a mighty silly character . If it was intended to be like a particular ...
... the idem velle atque idem nolle — the same likings and the same aversions .
JOHNSON . “ Why , Sir , you must shun the subject as to which VOL . II . 5 1772.
you disagree . For instance , I can live DR . JOHNSON . 33.
For instance , I can live very well with Ætat . Burke : I love his knowledge , his
genius , his diffusion , 63. and affluence of conversation ; but I would not talk to
him of the Rockingham party . ” GOLDSMITH . “ But , Sir , when people live
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