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" He had always been very zealous against slavery in every form, in which I with all deference thought that he discovered " a zeal without knowledge." Upon one occasion, when in company with some very grave men at Oxford, his toast was, " Here's to the... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Страница 444
по James Boswell - 1807
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Samuel Johnson and the Culture of Property

Kevin Hart - 1999 - 244 страници
...for the sake of a poetic conceit. Far from it. In the Life itself we hear Johnson at Oxford toasting 'here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies' and then, a little later, Boswell the narrator sharply marks his distance from his friend on this issue....
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The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade: 1440 - 1870

Hugh Thomas - 1997 - 912 страници
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The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade: 1440 - 1870

Hugh Thomas - 1999 - 908 страници
...always opposed slavery, and once, when he was with "some very grave men at Oxford," his toast had been, "Here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies." Boswell professed himself shocked. Johnson's "violent prejudice against our West Indian and American...
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The Creation of America: Through Revolution to Empire

Francis Jennings - 2000 - 340 страници
...extensively from Anthony Benezet. Other Englishmen took strong stands. Dr. Samuel Johnson toasted, "Here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies." Even the House of Commons, under Quaker prompting, appointed a commission to look into the slave trade.21...
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A Beginner's Guide to Critical Reading: An Anthology of Literary Texts

Richard Jacobs - 2001 - 481 страници
...wealth' (Bate, 1977, 192-3). Boswell has Johnson startling some 'very grave men at Oxford' with the toast 'here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies' (ibid., p. 194). Boswell's attitude was the routine mercantile self-interested one, dressed up as liberal...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter, Former Professor of the Social History of Medicine Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine Roy Porter - 2000 - 727 страници
...Johnson was hostile: he stunned 'some very grave men at Oxford', Boswell reports, by proposing the toast: 'Here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies': Hill, Boswell's Life of Johnson, vol. iii, p. 200. 124 Vincent Carretta (ed.), Unchained Voices (1996),...
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In a Fast Coach with a Pretty Woman: Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson

Gloria Sybil Gross - 2002 - 208 страници
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Transportation Planning: State of the Art

EURO Working Group on Transportation. Meeting - 2002 - 247 страници
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The Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1865

Marcus Wood - 2003 - 704 страници
...the Life: [Johnson] had always been very zealous against slavery in every form, in which I with all deference thought that he discovered 'a zeal without...next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies.' Boswell remained a staunch slavery apologist. In this poem he bizarrely combines a love poem to a young...
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Flesh in the Age of Reason

Roy Porter - 2003 - 573 страници
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