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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Of this truth , the progress of the present Work furnishes a striking instance . It was
highly gratifying to me - that my friend , Sir Joshua REYNOLDS , to whom it is
inscribed , lived to peruse it , and to give the strongest testimony to its fidelity ...
... an angry Answer to the Review of his Essay on Tea , Johnson in the same
Collection made a reply to it . acknowl . This is the only Instance , it is OF DR .
JOHNSON'S PROSE WORKS . 19.
This is the only Instance , it is believed , when he condescended to take Notice of
any Thing that had been written against him ; and here his chief Intention seems
to have been to make sport . Dedication to the Earl of Rochford of , and Preface ...
... That the strength of his understanding , the accuracy of his discernment , and
the ardour of his curiosity , might have been remarked from his infancy , by a
diligent observer , there is no reason to doubt . For , there is no instance of any
1 Nor can I omit a little instance of that jealous inde- 1712 . pendence of spirit ,
and impetuosity of temper , which pro Ætat . never forsook him . The fact was
acknowledged to me by himself , upon the authority of his mother . One day ,
when the ...
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