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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These , dear Sir , are my thoughts , immethodical and deliberative ; but , perhaps
, you may find in them some glimmering of evidence . “ I cannot , however , but
again recommend to you a conference with Lord Hailes , whom you know to be ...
As Scotland contributes fo little land - tax towards the general support of the
nation , it ought not to have a militia paid out of the general fund , unless it should
be thought for the general interest , that Scotland should be protected from an ...
I thought it hard to give her this view of her situation , when she could not help it ;
and , indeed , I wondered at the whole of what he now said ; because , both in his
“ Rambler ” . and “ Idler , " he treats religious austerities with much solemnity of ...
The spirit of the artist , however , rose against what he thought a Gothick attack ,
and he made a brisk defence . « What , Sir , will you allow no value to beauty in
architecture or in statuary ? Why should we allow it then in writing ? Why do you ...
Talking of melancholy , he said , “ Some men , and very thinking men too , have
not those vexing thoughts . ... her at tea , and , as I thought , not in a very good
humour : for , it seems , when he got to Mr . Thrale ' s , he found the coach was at
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