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
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
It is enough to allow the people to remonstrate against the nomination of a
minister for solid reasons . ... or something done which could not be done but by
supernatu . ral power ; that Pharaoh in reason and justice required such
evidence from ...
On Thursday , April 9 , I called on him to beg he would go and dine with me at the
Mitre tavern . He had resolved not to dine at all this day , I know not for what
reason ; and I was so unwilling to be deprived of his company , that I was content
Would not you allow a man to drink for that reason ? " Johnson . “ Yes , Sir , if he
sat next you . ” I expressed a liking for Mr. Francis Osborne's works , and asked
him what he thought of that writer . He answered , “ A conceited fellow . Were a ...
Concerning the power of the Court to make or to suspend a law , we have no
intention to enquire . It is sufficient for our purpose that every just law is dictated •
Wilson against Smith and Armour . 1772. by reason ; and that the practice of ...
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