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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If he could have done it , he seems to have shewn , by onsitting it , that he did not
desire it to be done ; and , upon your own principles , you will not easily prove
your right to destroy that capacity of succession which your ancestors have left .
I wrote to Dr . Johnson on the 20th of February , complaining of melancholy , and
expressing a strong desire to be with him ; informing him that the ten packets
came all fafe ; that Lord Hailes was much obliged to him , and faid he had almost
If they are afraid , and seriously desire to have an armed force to defend them ,
they should pay for it . Your scheme is to retain a part of your little land - tax , by
making us pay and clothe your militia . ” BOSWELL . “ You should not talk of we
I expressed a desire to be acquainted with a lady who had been much talked of ,
and universally celebrated for extraordinary address and insinuation . Johnson , “
Never believe extraordinary characters which you hear of people . Depend ...
Let there be ever so great plenty of good things , ever so much grandeur , ever 1o
much elegance , ever so much desire that every body should be easy ; in the
nature of things it cannot be : there must always be some degree of care and ...
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