The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works in Chronological Order ; a Series of His Epistolary 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 2
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Come , then , " said Goldsmith , 66 we will not go to the Mitre to - night , since we cannot have the big man with us . Johnson then called for a bottle of port , of which Goldsmith and I partook , while our friend , now a water ...
Come , then , " said Goldsmith , will not go to the Mitre to - night , since we cannot have the big man with us . Johnson then called for a bottle of port , of which Goldsmith and I partook , while our friend , now a water - drinker ...
Johnson perceived this , and said aside to some of us , " I'll make Goldsmith forgive me ; " and then called to him in a loud voice , “ Dr. Goldsmith , something passed to - day where you and I dined ; I ask your pardon .
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Frontispiece Johnsons interview with George III
Johnsons fit of laughter at the Temple Gate from an original drawing
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