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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I cannot however but name one , whose praise is truly valuable , not only on
account of his knowledge and abilities , but on account of the magnificent , yet
dangerous embassy , in which he is now employed , which makes every thing
Some new notes also have been added , which , as well as the observations
inserted in the third edition , and the letters now introduced , are carefully
included within crotchets , that the author may not be answerable for any thing
which had ...
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 I cannot refrain from here inserting it : “ I shall endeavour , ( says Dr.
Warburton , ) to give you what satisfaction I can in any thing you want to be
satisfied in any subject of Milton , and am extremely glad you intend to write his
life . Almost ...
I am therefore exceedingly unwilling that any thing , however slight , which my
illustrious friend thought it worth his while to express , with any degree of point ,
should perish . For this almost superstitious reverence , I have found very old and
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