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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Having arrived in London late on Friday , the 15th of March , I hastened next
morning to wait on Dr . Johnson , at his house ; but found he was removed from
Johnson ' s - court , No . 7 , to Bolt - court , No . 8 , still keeping to his favourite
Lord Mounftuart ' s bill for a Scotch militia , in supporting which his Lordship had
made an able speech in the House of Commons , was now a pret general topick
of conversation . — JOHNSON . “ As Scotland contributes fo little land - tax ...
On Tuesday , March 19 , which was fixed for our proposed jaunt , we met in the
morning at the Somerset coffee - house in the Strand , where we were taken up
by the Oxford coach . He was accompanied by Mr . Gwyn , the architect ; and a ...
We dined at an excellent inn at Chapel - house , where he expatiated on the
felicity of England in its taverns and inns , and triumphed over the French for not
having , in any perfection , the tavern life . « There is no private house ( said he , )
On our return from Mr . Bolton ' s , Mr . Hector took me to his house , where we
found Johnson sitting placidly at tea , with his first love ; who , though now
advanced in years , was a genteel woman , very agreeable , and well - bred .
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