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
It is a very delicate matter to interfere between a master and his scholars : nor do I see how you can fix the degree of severity that a master may use . " JOHNSON Why , Sir , till you can fix the degree of obstinacy and negligence of ...
“ My request , therefore is , that you would rectify this matter in your new edition . You are at liberty to make what use you please of this letter . My best wishes ever attend you and your family . Believe me to be , with the utmost ...
We talked of the Roman Catholick religion , and how little difference there was in essential matters between ours and it . Johnson . " True , Sir ; all denominations of Christians have really little difference in point of doctrine ...
“ Yes , Sir , and it is a matter of opinion , very necessary to keep society together . What is it but opinion , by which we have a respect for authority , that prevents us , who are the rabble , from rising up and pulling down you who ...
“ Why , Sir , ideas must be given you by means of something which you know : and as to musick there are some philosophers and divines who have maintained that we shall not be spiritualized to such a degree , but that something of matter ...
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