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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Why I did not dispatch so short a perusal sooner , when I look back , I am utterly
unable to discover : but human moments are stolen away by a thousand petty
impediments which leave no trace behind them . I have been afflicted , through
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 must be levied on ...
Mrs . Thrale and I looked to each other while he talked , and our looks expressed
our congenial admiration and affection for him . I shall ever recollect this scene
with great pleasure . I exclaimed to her , “ I am now , intellectually , Hermippus ...
1er ferieses of men , to whom the people are accustomed to look up as to their
leaders . But I am for leaving a quantity of land in commerce , to excite industry
and keep money in the country ; for if no land were to be bought in a country ,
If a man firmly believes that religion is an invaluable treasure , he will consider a
writer who endeavours to deprive mankind of it as a robber ; he will look upon
him as odious , though the Infidel may think himself in the right . A robber who ...
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