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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His Lordship obligingly took the trouble to write me a letter , in which he
discussed with legal and historical learning , the ... general was the succession ,
by the law of Scotland , from the throne to the cottage , as far as we can learn it by
... learning . “ To the booksellers , if we look for either honour or profit from our
press , not only their common profit , but something more must be allowed ; and if
books , printed at Oxford , are expected to be rated at a high price , that price
The Bishop gives this character of Dr . Grainger : - " He was not only a man of
genius and learning , but had many excellent virtues ; being one of the most
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Why , Sir , a man does feel so , till he considers how very little he can learn from
such voyages . ” BoswELL , “ But one is carried away with the general grand and
indistinct notion of A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD . ” Johnson . “ Yes , Sir , but
A man of learning may be so vicious or so ridiculous that you cannot respect him .
A common soldier too , generally eats more than he can pay for . But when a
common foldier is civil in his quarters , his red coat procures him a degree of ...
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