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, Volume 1
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But there is surely a clear distinction between a disorder which affects only the
imagination and spirits , while the judgement is sound , and a disorder by which
the judgement itself is impaired . This distinction was made to me by the late ...
... flaring and fantastick in her dress , and affected both in her speech and her
general behaviour . I have seen Garrick exhibit her , by his exquisite talent of
mimick11 VOL . I. 1736. ry , so as to excite the heartiest bursts DR . JOHNSON .
IRENE observes , “ that the Supreme Being will accept of virtue , whatever
outward circumstances it may be accompanied with , and may be delighted with
varieties of worship : but is answered ; That variety cannot affect that Being , who
It never occurred to him to question his being the son of the Countess of
Macclesfield , of whose unrelenting barbarity he so loudly complained , and the
particulars of which are related in so strong and affecting a manner in Johnson's
Life of ...
... preceding note , though it does not at all affect the principal object of Dr.
Burney's remark . The clergyman above alluded to , was Mr. Richard Johnson ,
Schoolmaster at Nottingham , who in 1717 published an octavo volume in Latin ,
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