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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... which I shall do as briefly as I can . 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
I shall ever recollect this scene with great pleasure . I exclaimed to her , “ I am
now , intellectually , Hermippus ... I shall go in a few days , and you , Boswell ,
shall go with me . ” I was ready to accompany him ; being willing even to leave
Sir , it is wrong to stir up law - suits ; but when once it is certain that a law - suit is
to go on , there is nothing wrong in a lawyer ' s endeavouring that he shall have
the benefit , rather than another . ” Boswell . “ You would not folicit employment ...
I shall never forget Mr . Bolton ' s expression to me : “ I fell here , Sir , what all the
world desires to have , - - Power . ” He had about seven hundred people at work .
I contemplated him as an iron chieftain , and he seemed e a father to his tribe .
She was the first woman with whom I was in love . It dropt out of my head
imperceptibly ; but she and I shall always have a kindness for each other . ” He
laughed at the notion that a man never can be really in love but once , and
considered it ...
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