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Undergraduate College 5-1-56 lib THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON , LL.D. ON Saturday , April 3 , the day after my arrival in London this year , I went to his house late in the evening , and sat with Mrs. Williams till he came home .
A DINNER AT JOHNSON'S HOUSE 5 passage , which I read to Dr. Johnson : " 1623. February 1 , Sunday . I stood by the most illustrious Prince Charles , 1 at dinner . He was then very merry , and talked occasion- ally of many things with ...
As we walked up Johnson's Court , I said , " I have a veneration for this court ; and was glad to find that Beauclerk had the same reverential enthusiasm . We found him alone . We talked of Mr. Andrew Stuart's elegant and plausible ...
ON BUNYAN 25 I cannot dismiss the present topic without observing , that it is probable that Dr. Johnson , who owned that he often " talked for victory , " rather urged plausible objections to Dr. Robertson's excellent historical works ...
JOHNSON : " I can match this nonsense . There was a poem called ' Eugenio , ' which came out some years ago , and concludes thus : ' And now , ye trifling , self - assuming elves , Brimful of pride , of nothing , of yourselves , Survey ...
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