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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66 77 with us . now , of the infidelity of his servant , who , he said , would not believe the scriptures , because he could not read them in the original tongues , and be sure that they were not invented : — “ Why , foolish fellow ...
One of the Grants said to - day , that he was sure you were a man of a good heart , and a candid man , and seemed to hope that he should be able to convince you of the antiquity of a good proportion of the poems of Ossian .
לל a that a man who took the oaths contrary to his principles , was a determined wicked man , because he was sure he was committing perjury , whereas a Nonjuror might be insensibly led to do what was wrong , without being so directly ...
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