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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I asked Johnson , whether a man ' s being forward in making himself known to
eminent people , and seeing as much of life , and getting as much information as
he could in ... You do not see one man shoot a great deal higher than another .
I should like to see The History of the Grey Rat , by Thomas Percy , D . D .
Chaplain in Ordinary to his Majesty , " ( laughing immoderately ) . Boswell . “ I am
afraid a court chaplain could not decently write of the grey rat . ” Johnson . “ Sir ,
1776 . though I do not see why it should not , when there is evident occasion for it
. He , however , made another attempt to make her understand him , and roared
loud in her eary : “ Johnson , ” and then she catched the sound . We then called ...
Dr . Johnson said to me in the morning , “ You will see , Sir , at Mr . Hector ' s , his
sister , Mrs . Careless , a clergyınan ' s widow . She was the first woman with
whom I was in love . It dropt out of my head imperceptibly ; but she and I shall ...
Boswell . “ And , Sir , they will have the hope of seeing you , which will be a relief
in the mean ... The letter was from Mr . Thrale ' s clerk , and concluded , “ I need
not say how much they wish to see you in London . ” He said , “ We shall hasten ...
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