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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If he spent it upon vice or pleasure , his successors could only call him vicious
and voluptuous ; they could not say that he was injurious or unjust . “ He that may
do more , may do less . He that , by selling or squandering , may disinherit a
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 mind . ” « There are many ( she replied , ) who admire and respect
... the father ' s estate , than if that legitimate brother had only the same father ,
from whom alone the estate descends . Mr . Lloyd joined us in the street ; and in a
little while we met Friend Hector , as Mr . Lloyd called him . It gave me pleasure to
And now , for the first time , I had the pleasure of seeing his celebrated daughter ,
Miss Anna Seward , to whom I have since been indebted for many civilities , as
well as some obliging communications con - . cerning Johnson . Mr . Seward ...
Gastrel , a widow lady , had each a . house and garden , and pleasure ground ,
prettily situated upon Stowhill , a gentle eminence adjoining to Lichfield .
Johnson walked away to dinner there , leaving me by myself without any apology
; I ...
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