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
National ilustrated library, 1851
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Now take it in this way , and suppose that they should only subscribe their adherence to the Church of England , there would be still the same difficulty ; for still the young men would be subscribing to what they do not understand .
There is no happy middle state as in England . The shops of Paris are mean ; the meat in the markets is such as would be sent to a gaol in England ; and Mr. Thrale justly observed , that the cookery of the French was forced upon them by ...
I observed that it was strange how well Scotchmen were known to one another in their own country , though born in very distant counties ; for we do not find that the gentlemen of neighbouring counties in England ...
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