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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D . 1776 . a TN 1776 , Johnson wrote , fo far as I can discover , nothing for the
publick : but that his mind was still ardent , and fraught with generous wishes to
attain to still higher degrees of literary excellence , is proved by his private notes
I wish you , my dearest friend , and your haughty lady , ( for I know she does not
love me , ) and the young ladies , and the young Laird , all happiness . Teach the
young gentleman , in spite of his mamma , to think and speak well of , Sir , « Your
Don ' t burn papers ; they may be safe enough in your own box , - - you will wish
to see them hereafter . " To the fame . “ DEAR SIR , “ TO the letters which I have
written about your great question I have nothing to add . If your conscience is ...
I do declare , however , that I am exceedingly unwilling to be provoked to anger ,
and could I be persuaded that truth would not suffer from a cool moderation in its
defenders , I should wish to preserve good humour , at least , in every ...
Sir , he wishes to propagate his name . ” In short , I saw male succesion strong in
his ... The letter was from Mr . Thrale ' s clerk , and concluded , “ I need not say
how much they wish to see you in London . ” He said , “ We shall hasten back
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