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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66 by ordinary means , or something done which could not be done but by supernatural power ; that Pharaoh in reason and justice required such evidence from Moses ; nay , that our Saviour said , ' If I had not done among then the works ...
I do not mean that we should speak as broad as a certain prosperous member of Parliament1 from that country ; though it has been well observed , that " it has been of no small use to him ; as it rouses the attention of the House by its ...
LANGTON : " Would not that , Sir , be checking the freedom of election ? " JOHNSON : " Sir , the law does not mean that the privilege of voting should be independent of old family interest , of the permanent property of the country .
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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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