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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No , Sir ; medicated baths can be no better than warm water ; their only effect can be that of tepid moisture . ” One of the company took the other side , maintaining that medicines of various sorts , and some too of most powerful ...
“ Of the passion of love he remarked , that its violence and ill effects were much exaggerated ; for who knows any real ... and therefore he supposed that the new concomitants of methodism might probably produce so desirable an effect .
I am inclined to think , that his extensive knowledge , his quickness and force of mind , his vivacity and richness of expression , his wit and humour , and above all , his poignancy of sarcasm , would have had great effect in a popular ...
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This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review