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. In Three Volumes, Volume 2
Henry Baldwin, 1793
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A small intermixture of provincial peculiarities may , perhaps , have an agreeable effect , as the notes of different birds concur in the harmony of the grove , and please more than if they were all exactly alike .
The little effect which Demofthenes's orations had upon them , shews that they were barbarians . ' Sir Adam was unlucky in his topicks ; for he suggested a doubt of the propriety of Bishops having seats in the House of Lords . Johnson .
As he is to inftruet with authority , he should be regarded with reverence , as . one upon whom divine truth has had the effect to set him above such transgressions , as men less exalted by fpiritual habits , and yet upon the whole not ...
Colonel Cecil , who took poffeffion of his effects , found in his pocket - book the following folemn entry : [ Here the date . ] « Dreamt - or John Friend meets me : ” ( here the very day on which he was killed was mentioned . ) ...
It was held of old , and continued for a long period , to be an established principle in that law , that whoever intermeddled with the effects of a person deceased , without the interposition of legal authority to guard againft ...
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