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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He won't stay till he gets home to his seat in the country , to produce this
wonderful deed : he'll call up the landlord of the first inn on the road ; and , after a
suitable preface upon mortality and the uncertainty of life , will tell him that he
should not ...
... ( after he had a name to put , ) - The Plan for the Improvement of the English
language , ' and the last · Drapier's Letter . ” From Swift , there was an easy
transition to Mr. Thomas Sheridan . Johnson . “ Sheridan is a wonderful admirer
of the ...
It is wonderful that he has been able to write such variety of them . ” At Mr.
Beauclerk's ... You are , to be sure , wonderfully free from that nationality : but so it
happens , that you employ the only Scotch shoe - black in London . " He imitated
It is wonderful that a man , who for forty years had lived with the great and the
witty , should have acquired so ill the talents of conversation : and he had but half
to furnish ; for one half of what he said was oaths . ” He , however , allowed ...
It is wonderful when a calculation is made , how little the mind is actually
employed in the discharge of any profession . No man would be a Judge , upon
the condition of being totally a Judge . The best employed lawyer has his mind at
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