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 have not lately seen Mr. Elphinston , but believe him to be prosperous . I shall be glad to hear the same of you , for I am , Sir , " Your affectionate humble servant , " SAM . JOHNSON . " TO THE SAME .
However , as Johnson observed , we saw the Pantheon in time of mourning , when there was a dull uniformity ; whereas we had seen Ranelagh , when the view was enlivened with a gay profusion of colours . Mrs. Bosville , of Gunthwait ...
You have seen it , and I shall not describe it . We came yesterday from Fontainebleau , where the Court is now . We went to see the King and Queen at dinner , and the Queen was so impressed by Miss , ' that she sent one of the gentlemen ...
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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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