The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; a Series of His Epistolatory 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, Band 2
W. Andrews and L. Blake, and Cushing and Appleton, Salem, 1807
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A small intermixture of provincial peculiarities may , perhaps , have an agreeable
effect , as the notes of different birds concur in the harmony of the grove , and
please more than if they were all exactly alike . I could name some gentlemen of
The little effect which Demosthenes's orations had upon them , shews that they
were barbarians . ” Sir Adam was unlucky in his topicks ; for he suggested a
doubt of the propriety of Bishops having seats in the House of Lords . Johnson , "
As he is to instruct with authority , he should be regarded with reverence , as one
upon whom divine truth has had the effect to set him above such transgressions ,
as men , less exalted by spiritual habits and yet upon the whole not to be ...
Soon afterwards , there came a shot from a French battery , to which the orders
for a cessation of arms had not yet reached , and he was killed upon the spot .
Col. onel Cecil , who took possession of his effects , found in his pocket - book
... effects of a person deceased , without the interposition of legal authority to
guard against embezzle . ment , should be subjected to pay all the debts of the
deceased , as having been guilty of what was technically called vicious
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