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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Mr . Strahan had told me , that a countryman of his and mine , who had risen to
eminence in the law , had , when first making his way , solicited him to get him
employed in city causes . Johnson . “ Sir , it is wrong to stir up law - suits ; but
This , if told by most people , would have been thought an invention : when told
by Johnson , it was believed by his friends as much as if they had seen what
passed . We landed at the Temple - stairs , where we parted . D 2 I found 1776 .
Dr . Adams told us , that in some of the Colleges at Oxford , the fellows had
excluded the students from social intercourse with them in the common room .
Johnson . “ They are in the right , Sir , for there can be no real conversation , no
... thus shew how arts are propagated by conquest , as they were by the Roman
arms . ” He seemed to be much diverted with the fertility of his own fancy . I told
him , that I heard Dr . Percy was writing the history of the wolf in Great - Britain .
We went and viewed the museum of Mr . Richard Green , apothecary here , who
told me he was proud of being a relation of Dr . Johnson ' s . It was , truly , a
wonderful collection , both of antiquities and natural curiosities , and ingenious
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