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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... but once , and I am sure not above twice . Jolinson might have esteemed him
for his decent , religious demeanour , and his knowledge of books and literary
history ; but from the rigid formality of his manners , it is evident that they never
... thought : " Sure , of all blockheads , scholars are the worst . ” [ Johnson's
meaning however , is , that a scholar who is a blockhead , must be the worst of all
blockheads , because he is without excuse . But Bramston , in the assumed
The road lay between two hedges , so I was sure she could not miss it ; and I
contrived that she should soon come up with me . When she did , I observed her
to be in tears . " “ One day that he came to my house to meet many others , we
Mrs. Lucy Porter told me , that Mr. Walmsley gave him a letter of introduction to
Lintot his bookseller , and that Johnson wrote some things for him ; but I imagine
this to be a mistake , for I have discovered no trace of it , and I am pretty sure he ...
Sure this is love , which heretofore I conceived the dream of idle maids , and
wanton poets . " Though no comets or prodigies foretold the ruin of Greece , signs
which heaven must by another miracle enable us to understand , yet might it be ...
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