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 foreigner who attaches himself to a political party in this country , is in the worst state that can be imagined he is looked upon as a mere intermeddler . A native may do it from interest . " BoswELL : " Or principle .
His pamphlets in support of the measures of administration were published on his own account , and he afterwards collected them into a volume , with the title of " Political Tracts , by the Author of the Rambler , " with this motto ...
66 Johnson arraigned the modern politics of this country , as entirely devoid of all principle of whatever kind . Politics , ( said he ) are now ... political principles had then upon the minds of men . There is in Hudibras a great deal ...
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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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