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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This letter , which had considerable influence upon my mind , I sent to Dr .
Johnson , begging to hear from him again , upon this interesting question . AMES
SWELI To James Boswell , Esq . « DEAR SIR , " HAVING not any acquaintance
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 ...
The subject , Sir , cannot be made poetical . How can a man write poetically of
ferges and druggets ? Yet you will hear many people talk to you gravely of that
excellent poem , The FLEECE . ” Having talked of Dr . Grainger ' s “ Sugar - Cane
, ” I ...
When I expressed a wish to know more about Mr . Ballow , Johnson said , “ Sir , I
have seen him but once these twenty years . The tide of life has driven us
different ways . ” I was forry at the time to hear this ; but whoever quits the creeks
One of the finest pieces in the English language is the paper on Novelty , yet we
do not hear it talked of . It was written by Grove , a dissent - ' ing teacher . ” He
would not , I perceived , call him a clergyman , though he was candid enough to ...
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