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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He that , by selling or squandering , may disinherit a whole family , may certainly
difnherit part , by a partial settlement , « Laws are formed by the manners and
exigencies of particular times , and it is but accidental that they last longer than
1776 . respondence with a change of manners , and women made capable of
inheriÆtat . 67 . tance ; would not then the tenure of estates be changed ? Could
the women have no benefit from a law made in their favour ? Must they be
... and these claims are not to be capriciously or lightly superseded or infringed .
When fiefs implied military service , it is easily discerned why females could not
inherit them ; but that reason is now at an end . As manners make ' laws ,
Johnson said , “ Marriage is the best state for man in general , and every man is a
worse man , in proportion as he is unfit for the married state . " ex an 1776 . I have
always loved the simplicity of manners I have THE LIFE OF DR . JOHNSON .
I have always loved the simplicity of manners , and the spiritual - mindedness 67
of the Quakers ; and talking with Mr . Lloyd , I ... Here he was the aggressor , by
no means in a gentle manner ; and the good Quakers had the advantage ...
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