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 opposition was very displeasing to my father , who was entitled to great 67 .
respect and deference ; and I had reason to apprehend disagreeable
consequences from my non - compliance with his wishes . After much perplexity
and uneasi ...
... but upon legal terms ; he can grant no power which the law denies ; and if he
makes no special and definite limitation , he confers all the powers which the law
allows . « Your ancestor , for some reason , disinherited his daughters ; but it no ...
5 . a fief unlimited by his ancestors , gives his heirs some reason to complain if he
does not transınit it unlimited to posterity . For why should he make the state of
others worse than his own , without a reason ? If this be true , though neither you
Providence gives the power of which reason teaches the use . I am , dear Sir , “
Your most faithful servant , “ February 9 , 1776 . SAM . JOHNSON , “ I hope I shall
get some ground now with Mrs . Boswell ; make my compliments to her , and to ...
Do not , however , hope wholly to reason away your troubles ; do not feed them
with attention , and they will die imperceptibly away . Fix your thoughts upon your
business , fill your intervals with company , and sunshine will again break in ...
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