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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I regretted much leaving London , where I had formed many agreeable connections : Sir , ' said he , ' I don't wonder at it ; no man , fond of letters , leaves London without regret . But remember , Sir , you have seen and enjoyed a ...
I mentioned to him that Macaulay told me , he was advised to leave out of his book the wonderful story that upon the approach of a stranger , all the inhabitants catch cold ; 1 but that it had been so well authenticated , he determined ...
—If this consideration should restrain your father from disinheriting , some of the males , does it leave you the ... There seems to be a very shadowy difference between the power of leaving land , and of leaving money to be raised from ...
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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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