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
... which I should not obtrude upon the world , were it not that the part which Dr .
Johnson ' s friendship for me made him take in it was the occasion of an exertion
of his abilities , which it would be injustice to conceal . That what he wrote upon ...
After much perplexity and uneasi - . ness , I wrote to Dr . . Johnson , stating the
case , with all its difficulties , at full length , and earnestly requesting that he would
consider it at leisure , and favour me with his friendly opinion and advice , rote di
AMES WE Having communicated to Lord Hailes what Dr . Johnson wrote
concerning the question which perplexed me so much , his Lordship wrote to me
, “ Your scruples have produced more fruit than I ever expected from them ; an
This having been explained to him by a respectable dignitary . of the church ,
who had good means of knowing it , he wrote a letter upon the subject , which at
once exhibits his extraordinary precision and acuteness , and his warm
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