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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Mrs . Williams is very ill : every body else is as usual . “ Among the papers , I
found a letter to you , which I think you had not opened ; and a paper for " The
Chronicle , which I suppose it not necessary now to insert . I return them both .
VOL . II .
I suppose he is above partiality , and above loquacity ; and , I believe , he will not
think the time lost in which he may quiet a disturbed , or settle a wavering mind .
Write to me , as any thing occurs to you ; and if I find myself stopped by want of ...
... by settling the order of succession , the law makes your consent necessary . «
Let us suppose that he sells the land to risk the money in some specious
adventure , and in that adventure loses the whole : his posterity would be
... perhaps , appear , when you have read Dr . * * * * * * * ' s letter . « The last part
of the Doctor ' s letter is of great importance . The complaint ? which he makes I
have heard long ago , and did not know but it was ? I suppose the complaint was
I suppose , with all our scholastick ignorance of mankind , we are still too
knowing to expect that the booksellers will erect themselves into patrons , and
buy and fell under the influence of a disinterested zeal for the promotion ...
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