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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My observation , that only he who acquires an estate may bequeath it
capriciously 4 , if it contains any conviction includes this position likewise , that
only he who acquires an estate may entail it capriciously . But I think it may be
I mentioned Dr . Adam Smith ' s book on “ The Wealth of Nations , " which was
just published , and that Sir John Pringle had observed to me , that Dr . Smith ,
who had never been in trade , could not be expected to write well . - - • The
I observed that Garrick , who was about to quit the stage , would soon have an
easier life . Johnson . “ I doubt that , Sir . ” Boswell . “ Why , Sir , he will be Atlas
with the burthen off his back . ” JOHNSON . “ But I know not , Sir , if he will be so ...
... and passed the evening by ourselves in easy and familiar conversation .
Taiking of constitutional melancholy , he observed , “ A man so afficted , Sir , muft
divert distressing thoughts , ore a new ch Olor thoughts , and not combat with
In short , she gave us a miserable reception ; and Johnson observed , “ She
would have behaved no better to people who wanted him in the way of his
profesfion . ” He said to her , “ My name is Johnson ; tell him I called . Will you
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