The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; a Series of His Epistolatory 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, المجلد 1
W. Andrews and L. Blake, 1807
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In the same form with Johnson was Congreve , who afterwards became chaplain
to Archbishop Boulter , and by that connection obtained good preferment in
Ireland . He was a younger son of the ancient family of Congreve , in
Staffordshire , of ...
Johnson . “ No , Sir ; stark insensibility . ” , The fifth of November was at that time
kept with great solemnity at Pembroke College , and exercises upon the subject
of the day were required . Johnson neglected to perform his , which is much to be
I am not ignorant that critical objections have been 1728 . made to this and other
specimens of Johnson's Latin Ætat . Poetry . I acknowledge myself not competent
to de 19 . cide on a question of such extreme nicety . But I am satisfied with the ...
Mrs. Piozzi has given a strange fantastical account of the original of Dr. Johnson's
belief in our most holy religion . “ At the age of ten years his mind was disturbed
by scruples of infidelity , which preyed upon his spirits , and made him very ...
Johnson did not think very highly , it must be acknowledged that his eloquence
was powerful , his views pious and charitable , his assiduity almost incredible ;
and , that since his death , the integrity of his character has been fully vindicated .
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