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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... state of the question , 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
... which had seemed to be best in the embarrassed state of affairs at that time ;
and the fact was , upon a fair computation of the value of land and money at the
time , applied to the estate and the burthens upon it , there was nothing given to
In a moment he was in a full glow of conversation , and I felt myself elevated as if
brought into another state of being . Mrs . Thrale and I looked to each other while
he talked , and our looks expressed our congenial admiration and affection for ...
The poem might begin with the advantages of civilised society over a rude state ,
exemplified by the Scotch , who had no cabbages till Oliver Cromwell ' s foldiers
introduced them ; and one might thus shew how arts are propagated by ...
And , after all , it is unreasonable in an individual to repine that he has not the
advantage of a state which is made different from his own , by the social
institution under which he is born . A woman does not complain that her brother ,
who is ...
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