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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Be so kind as to return Lord Hailes my most respectful thanks for his first volume ;
his accuracy strikes me with wonder ; his narrative is far superiour to that of
Henault , as I have formerly mentioned . “ I am afraid that the trouble , which my ...
There ' is , in a gaol , better air , better company , better conveniency of every kind
; and a ship has the additional disadvantage of being in danger . When men
come to like a fea - life , they are not fit to live on land . ” _ " Then ( said I , it would
... subject in a kind of mock heroick , and a parody of Homer ' s battle of the frogs
and mice , invoking the Muse of the old Grecian bard in an elegant and well -
turned inanner . In that state I had seen it ; but afterwards , unknown to me and
This fully refuted an antimosaical remark introduced into Captain Brydone ' s
entertaining Tour , I hope heedlessly , from a kind of vanity which is too common
in those who have not sufficiently studied the most important of all subjects .
Yes , Sir ; and so are very many by other kinds of expence . ” I had heard him talk
once before in the same manner ; and at Oxford he said , “ he wished he had
learnt to play at cards . " The 9 Lord Macartney , who with his other distinguished
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