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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... of His Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent
Persons : and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before
Published : the Whole James Boswell .--.- ^ .:*'£ ,vs THE LIFE O F SAMUEL
Johnson . “ It would be cruel in a father who thinks as I do . Men go to sea , before
they know the unhappiness of that way of life ; and when they have come to know
it , they cannot escape from it , because it is then too late to choose another ...
Johnson expressed his disapprobation of ornamental architecture , such as
magftat . 67 . nificent columns supporting a portico , or expensive pilasters
supporting merely their own capitals , “ because it consumes labour
disproportionate to its ...
I observed , that as he had changed several times from the Church of England to
the Church of Rome from the Church of Rome to infidelity — I did not despair yet
of seeing him a methodist preacher . JOHNSON . ( laughing , ) “ It is said , that ...
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