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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He was , in general , very dili - gently and punctually attended and obeyed by his servants ; he was very considerate as to the injunctions he gave , and explained them distinctly ; and , at their first coming to his service , steadily ...
You , Sir , may perhaps have an epic poem from some happier pen than , Sir , Your most humble servant , “ SAM Johnson . ” 1 Thus translated by a friend :“ Iu fame scarce second to the nurse of Jove , This goal , who twice the world had ...
My servant will attend you thither , and bring the petition home when you have it . “ The petition which they are to give us , is a form which they deliver to every petitioner , and which the petitioner is afterwards to fill up ...
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