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
Henry Baldwin, 1791 - 516 pàgines
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JOHNSON ! ! ! le INSO 8 I am happy in giving this full and clear statement to the
publick , to vindicate , by the authority of the greatest authour of his age , that
respectable body of men , the Booksellers of London , from vulgar reflections , as
Where there is a controversy concerning a passage in a classick authour , or
concerning a question in antiquities , or any other subject in which human
happiness is not deeply interested , a man may treat his antagonist with
politeness and ...
... an intimate friend of Dr . Grainger , and has a particular regard for his memory ,
has communicated to me the following explanation : : “ The passage in question
was originally not liable to such a perversion ; for the authour having occasion in
Mr . Murray maintained there should be reparation , unless the authour could
justify himself by proving the fact . Johnson . “ Sir , it is of so much more
consequence that truth should be told , than that individuals should not be made
uneasy , that ...
He is the authour of a Hudi . brastick version of Maphæus ' s Canto , in addition to
the Æneid ; of some poems in Dodsey ' s collection ; and various other small
pieces ; but being a very modest man , has never put his name to any thing .
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