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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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 take the trouble to give us so
many fine allusions , and bright images , and elegant phrases ? You might
convey all ...
I would have given him a hundred guineas if he would have written a preface to
his Political Tracts , ' by way of a Discourse on the British Constitution . ” Boswell .
“ Dr . Johnson , though in his writings , and upon all occasions a great friend to ...
The chaplain of a late Bishop , whom I was to assist in writing some memoirs of
his Lordship , could tell me almost nothing . ” I said , Mr . Robert Dodsley ' s life
should be written , as he had been so much nnected with the wits of his time , and
... introduced them ; and one might 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
He was an ingenious and literary man , had published an edition of Beaumont
and Fletcher , and written verses in Dodsey ' s collection . His lady was the
daughter of Mr . Hunter , Johnson ' s first schoolmaster . And now , for the first
time , I had ...
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