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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sentiments , and the manners , and also the varieties of diction , so as to leave no doubt of its having an animated truth of execution throughout . The book of travels , lately published under the title of Coriat Junior , and written ...
Surely , then , one may tell truth with safety . " JOHNSON : " Why , Sir , in the first place , he who tells a hundred lies has disarmed the force of his lies . But besides , a man had rather have a hundred lies told of him , than one ...
MAYO : " Then , sir , we are to remain always in error , and truth never can prevail ; and the magistrate was right in persecuting the first Christians . ” JOHNSON : " Sir , the only method by which religious truth can be established is ...
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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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