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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My counsel you may have when you are pleased to require it ; but of my company
you cannot in the next month have much , for Mr . Thrale will take me to Italy , he
says , on the first of April . « Let me warn you very earnestly against scruples .
... I am quite restored by him , by transfusion of mind . ” « There are many ( she
replied , ) who admire and respect Mr . Johnson , but you and I love him . ” He
seemed very happy in the near prospect of going to Italy with Mr . and Mrs .
... it is a picture of nothing . For instance : suppose a man should tell that Johnson
, before setting out for Italy , as he had to cross the Alps , sat down to make
himself wings . This many people would believe ; but it would be a picture of
He said , he read it for the language , by way of preparation for his Italian
expedition . We lay this night at Loughborough . On Thursday , March 28 , we
pursued our journey . I mentioned that old Mr . Sheridan complained of the
ingratitude of Mr ...
I was glad to understand from him that it was still resolved that his tour to Italy with
Mr . and Mrs . Thrale should take place , of which he had entertained some doubt
, on account of the loss which they had suffered ; and 1776 . C . his doubts ...
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