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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... a member of Parliament , and who loved much to be employed in political negotiation ; thought he should do eminent service , both to government and Johnson , if he could be the means of his getting a seat in the House of Commons .
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 ...
He proceeded : " However , I would not have a lawyer to be wanting to himself in using fair means . I would have him to inject a little hint now and then , to prevent his being overlooked . " Lord Mountstuart's Bill for a Scotch Militia ...
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12/22/20 I own the complete set (vol 1-54) and keep them at home on the top west shelf of my office; this includes The Great Conversation (which is volume 1) and The Great Ideas (volumes 2-3, the ... Read full review
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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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