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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I suppose he is above partiality , and above loquacity ; and , I believe , he will not
think the time lost in which he may quiet a disturbed , or settle a wavering mind .
Write to me , as any thing occurs to you ; and if I find myself stopped by want of ...
Fix your thoughts upon your business , fill your intervals with company , and
sunshine will again break in upon your mind . If you will come to me , you must
come very quickly , and even then I know not but we may scour the country
... 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 redivivus , I am quite restored by him , by transfusion of
I do not deny , Sir , but 1776 . there as some original difference in minds ; but it is
nothing in comparison of A . what is formed by education . We may initance the
science of numbers , which all minds are equally capable of attaining ; yet we find
To have the management of the mind is a great art , and it may be attained in a
considerable degree by experience and habitual exercise . " Boswell . “ Should
not he provide amusements for him- felf ? Would it not , for instance , be right for ...
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