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
Resultats 1 - 5 de 100.
In these two positions I believe Lord Hailes will advise you to rest ; every other
notion of poflession seems to me full of difficulties , and embarrassed with
scruples . - « If these axioms be allowed , you have arrived now at full liberty
without the ...
This many people would believe ; but it would be a picture of nothing . * * * * * * * (
naming a worthy friend of ours , ) used to think a story , a story , till I shewed him
that truth was essential to it . ” I observed , that Foote entertained us with stories ...
Steele , I believe , practised the lighter vices . ” Mr . Warton , being engaged ,
could not fup with us at our inn ; we had therefore another evening by ourselves .
I asked Johnson , whether a man ' s being forward in making himself known to ...
Johnson lamented to Mr . Hector the state of one of their school - fellows , Mr .
Charles Congreve , a clergyman , which he thus described : “ He obtained , I
believe , considerable preferment in Ireland , but now lives in London , quite as a
I believe marriages would in general be as happy , and often more so , if they
were all made by the Lord Chancellor , upon a due consideration of characters
and circumstances , without the parties having any choice in the matter . ” I
wished to ...
Què en diuen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya
Classificacions dels usuaris
LibraryThing ReviewRevisió d'Usuari - keithhamblen - LibraryThing
12/22/20 I own the complete set (vol 1-54) and keep them at home on the top west shelf of my office; this includes The Great Conversation (which is volume 1) and The Great Ideas (volumes 2-3, the ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
LibraryThing ReviewRevisió d'Usuari - donbuch1 - LibraryThing
This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Llegeix la ressenya completa