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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... hereditary privileges and all permanent institutions ; I do not see why it may not
be extended to any provision but for the present hour , since all care about futurity
proceeds upon a 4 I had reminded hiin of his observation mentioned in Vol .
Why , Sir , mankind will be better able to regulate the system of entails , when the
evil of too much land being locked up by them is felt , than we can do at present
when it is not felt . ” I mentioned Dr . Adam Smith ' s book on “ The Wealth of ...
By way of adapting the book to the taste of the present age , they have , in a later
edition , left out a vision which he relates Dr . Donne had , but it should be
restored ; and there should be a critical catalogue given of the works of the
He was a genteel well - bred dignified clergyman , had travelled with Lord
Charles Fitzroy , uncle of the present Duke of Grafton , who died when abroad ,
and he had lived much in the great world . He was an ingenious and literary man
, had ...
I faid , it was lucky he was not present when this misfortune happened . Johnson .
« It is lucky for me . People in distress never think that you feel enough . ” Boswell
. “ And , Sir , they will have the hope of seeing you , which will be a relief in the ...
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