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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BosWELL : " What then is the reason for applying to a particular person to do that which any one may do as well ? JOHNSON : " ' Why , Sir , one man has a greater readiness at doing it than another . " " " I spoke of Mr. Harris , 1 of ...
But you will be pleased to keep in mind , that my picture is a representation of a particular scene in her history ; her being forced to resign her crown , while she was imprisoned in the castle of Lochleven .
999 " Much may be done if a man puts his whole mind to a particular object . By doing so , Norton1 has made himself the great lawyer that he is allowed to be . " I mentioned an acquaintance of mine , a sectary , who was a very religious ...
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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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