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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But to be sure this would be counterbalanced by disadvantages attending a total
change of proprietors . ” I expressed my opinion that the power of entailing
should be limited thus : « That there should be one third , or perhaps one half of
This is a difficult subject ; but it is best to hope that diligence may do a great deal .
We are sure of what it can do , in increasing our mechanical force and dexterity . I
again visited him on Monday . He took occasion to enlarge , as he often did ...
... written expressly in support of either . There is really a claim upon him for both .
I am sure he could give a volume of no great bulk upon each , which would
comprise all the substance , and with his spirit would effcctually maintain them .
He had a living at Putney , and got under the eye of some retainers to the court at
that time , and so became a violent Whig : but he had been a scoundrel all along ,
to be sure . ” Boswell . “ Was he a scoundrel , Sir , in any other way than being ...
I am not quite sure of that , Sir . ” I mentioned Sir Richard Steele having published
his “ Christian Hero , ” . with the avowed purpose of obliging himself to lead a
religious life ; yet , that his conduct was by no means strictly suitable . Johnson .
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