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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... been made the foundation of the following ingenious and fanciful reflections of
Miss Seward , amongst the communications concerning Dr. Johnson with which
she has been pleased to favour me : - “ These infant numbers contain the seeds ...
If such a correspondence will be agreeable to you , be pleased to inform me in
two posts , what the conditions are on which you shall expect it . Your late offer
gives me no reason to distrust your generosity . If you engage in any literary
Johnson , in sly allusion to the supposed oppressive proceedings of the court of
which Mr. Walmsley was registrar , replied , “ Sir , I can put her into the Spiritual
Court ! ” Mr. Walmsley , however , was well pleased with this proof of Johnson's ...
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