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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( naming a worthy friend of ours , ) used to think a story , a story , till I shewed him
that truth was essential to it . ” I observed , that Foote entertained us with stories
which were not true ; but that , indeed , it was properly not as narratives that Foote
However , he should never play any more , but be entirely the gentleman , and
not partly the player : he should no . longer subject . himself to be hissed by a
mob , or to be infolently treated by performers , whom he used to rule with a high
I think ridicule may be fairly used against an infidel ; for instance , if he be an ugly
fellow , and yet absurdly vain of his person , we may contrast his appearance with
Cicero ' s beautiful image of Virtue , could she be seen . Johnson coincided ...
Here I used to play at drafts with Phil . Jones and Fludyer . Jones loved beer , and
did not get very forward in the church . Fludyer turned out a scoundrel , a Whig ,
and said he was ashamed of having been bred at Oxford . He had a living at ...
Johnson , when here by himself , used to live at her house . She reverenced him ,
and he had a parental tenderness for her . We then visited Mr . Peter Garrick ,
who had that morning received a letter from his brother David , announcing our ...
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