The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order : a Series of His Epistolary 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 : in Two Volumes, Volum 2
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In the year 1504 , the barony or manour of Auchinleck , ( pronounced Affleck , ) in
Ayrshire , which belonged to a family of the same name with the lands , having
fallen to the Crown by forfeiture , James the Fourth , King of Scotland , granted it ...
And in the particular case of our family , I apprehended that we were under an
implied obligation , in honour and good faith , to transmit the estate by the same
tenure which we held it , which was as heirs male , excluding nearer females .
And although the land in every country will remain the same , and be as fertile
where there is no money , as where there is , yet all that portion of the happiness
of civil life , which is produced by money circulating in a country , would be lost .
Why then should a natural son complain that a younger brother , by the same
parents lawfully begotten , gets it ? The operation of law is similar in both cases .
Belides ; an illegitimate son , who has a younger legitimate brother by the same ...
Sir , it is not unreasonable ; for when people fee a man absurd in what they
understand , they may conclude the same of him in what they do not understand .
If a physician were to take to eating of horse - flesh , nobody would employ him ...
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