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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Teach the young gentleman , in spite of his mamma , to think and speak well of ,
Sir , « Your affectionate humble servant , " Jan . 10 , 1776 . SAM . JOHNSON . " At
this time was in agitation a matter of great consequence to me and my family ...
I am , dear Sir , most affectionately , « Your humble servant , " London , Jan . 15 ,
1776 . SAM . JOHNSON . ” To the same . “ DEAR SIR , " I am going to write upon
a question which requires more knowledge of local law , and more acquaintance
... Sir , r Your most humble servant , “ Feb . 15 , 1775 SAM . Johnson . ” AM SO Mr
. Boswell to Dr . JOHNSON . Edinburgh , Feb . 20 , 1776 . “ YOU have illuminated
my mind and relieved me from imaginary shackles of conscientious obligation .
... Your most affectionate humble servant , “ March 5 , 1776 . Sam . JOHNSON . ” •
A letter to him on the interesting subject of the family settlement , which I had read
. 1776 . Atat . 67 . To the fame . C 2 TO THE LIFE OF DR . JOHNSON .
The same gentleman maintained , that a general diffusion of knowledge among a
people was a disadvantage ; for it made the vulgar rise above their humble
sphere . Johnson . “ Sir , while knowledge is a distinction , those who are
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