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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His friends give him out as such , but I know not who of his friends are able to judge of it . ” GOLDSMITH : “ He is what is much better : he is a worthy humane man . ” JOHNSON : Nay , Sir , that is not to the purpose of our argument ...
... “ Thou shalt not kill . But charity , for instance , is not definable by limits . It is a duty to give to the poor ; but no man can say how much another should give to the poor , or when a man has given too little to save his soul .
“ Make my compliments to Mrs. Williams ; and give my love to Francis and tell my friends that I am not lost . “ I am , dear Sir , “ Your affectionate , humble , & c . , “ SAM . Johnson . ” TO DR . SAMUEL JOHNSON .
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