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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I wish you , my dearest friend , and your haughty lady , ( for I know she does not
love me , ) and the young ladies , and the young Laird , all happiness . Teach the
young gentleman , in spite of his mamma , to think and speak well of , Sir , « Your
... whether he chooses it or not . Their silence , too , isabsurd . We read in the
gospel of the apostles being sent to preach , but not to hold their tongues . All
severity that does not tend to increase good , or prevent evil , is idle . I said to the
I believe there is a good deal of truth in this , notwithstanding a ludicrous . story
told me by , a lady abroad , of a heavy German baron , who had lived 1776 . to
much with the young English at Geneva. 3 I went through the house where my ...
What merit this lady had as an actress , or what was her figure , or her manner , I
have not been informed : but , if we may believe Mr . Garrick , his old master ' s
taste in theatrical merit was by no means refined ; he wa an elegans formarum ...
On Sunday , March 24 , we breakfasted with Mrs . Cobb , a widow lady , who
lived in an agreeable fequestered place close by the town , called the Friary , it
having been formerly a religious house . She and her niece , Miss Adey , were
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