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
Henry Baldwin, 1791 - 516 pÓgines
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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
Men go to sea , before they know the unhappiness of that way of life ; and when
they have come to know it , they cannot escape from it , because it is then too late
to choose another profession ; as indeed is generally the case with men , when ...
The chaplain of a late Bishop , whom I was to assist in writing some memoirs of
his Lordship , could tell me almost nothing . ” I said , Mr . Robert Dodsley ' s life
should be written , as he had been so much nnected with the wits of his time , and
In time the vacuity is filled with something else ; or , sometimes the vacuity closes
up of itself . ” Mr . Seward and Mr . Pearson , another clergyman here , supt with
us at our inn , and after they left us , we sat up late as we used to do in London .
... from a gentleman whom I formerly knew very well ; he had returned from that
country with a handsome fortune , as it was reckoned , before means were found
to acquire those immense sums which have been brought from thence of late ; he
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