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 points in which I saw much
difficulty , maintaining , that “ the succession of heirs general was the succession ,
by the law ...
DEAR SIR , “ TO the letters which I have written about your great question I have
nothing to add . If your conscience is ... I long for a letter , that I may know how this
troublesome and vexatious question is at last decided ' . I hope that it will at lait ...
... I HAVE not had your letter half an hour ; as you lay so much weight upon my
notions , I should think it not just to delay my answer . “ I am very sorry that your
melancholy should return , and should be sorry likewise if it could have no relief
This having been explained to him by a respectable dignitary . of the church ,
who had good means of knowing it , he wrote a letter upon the subject , which at
once exhibits his extraordinary precision and acuteness , and his warm
Lord Chesterfield ' s Letters to his son , I think , might be made a very pretty book .
Take out the immorality , and it should be put into the hands of every young
gentleman . An elegant manner and easiness of behaviour are acquired
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