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, 1. kötet
W. Andrews and L. Blake, 1807
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... conduct of my illustrious friend ; who , I trust , will , by a true and fair delineation
, be vindicated both from the injurious misrepresentations of this authour , and
from the slighter aspersions of a lady who once lived in great intimacy with him .
... contented to pass many years as the domestick companion of a superanuated
lord and lady , conversation could no more be expected , than from a Chinese
mandarin on a chimney - piece , or the fantastick figures on a gilt leather skreen .
Being asked if he could remember Queen Anne , “ He had ( he said ) a confused ,
but somehow a sort of solemn recollection of a lady in diamonds , and a long
black hood . ” , This touch , however , was without any effect . I ventured to say to
To a Young LADY on her BIRTH - DAY.4 This tributary verse receive my fair ,
Warm with an ardent lover's fondest pray'r . May this returning day for ever find
Thy form more lovely , more adorn'd thy mind ; Mr. Hector informs me , that this
Epilogue , intended to have been spoken by a LADY who wus to personate the
Ghost of HERMIONE . YE blooming train , who give despair or joy , Bless with a
smile , or with a frown destroy ; In whose fair cheeks destructive Cupids wait , And
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