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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Must they be passed by upon moral principles for ever , because they were once
excluded by a legal prohibition ? Or may that which passed only to males by one
law , pass likewise to females by another ? “ You mention your resolution to ...
1976 . " You must tell Mrs . Boswell that I suspected her to have written without
your knowledge , and therefore did not return any answer , left a clandestine
correspondence should have been perniciously discovered . I will write to her
It is unhappy that a practice so erroneous has not yet been altered ; for altered it
must be , or our press will be useless with all its privileges . The booksellers , who
, like all other men , have strong prejudices in their own favour , are enough ...
We must allow , for profit , between thirty and thirty - five per cent , between six
and seven shillings in the pound ; that is , for every book which costs the last
buyer twenty shillings , we must charge Mr . Cadell with something less than
Whereas the words are , “ He must increase , but I must decrease ? . " One of
them having objected to the " observance of days , and months , and years , ”
Johnson answered , “ The Church does not superstitiously observe days , merely
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