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Of Mrs. Boswell , though she knows in her heart that she does not love me , I am
always glad to hear any good , and hope that she and the little dear ladies will
have neither sickness vor any other affliction . But she knows that she does not ...
This letter , which had considerable influence upon my mind , I sent to Dr.
Johnson , begging to hear from him again , upon this interesting question . TO
JAMES BOSWELL , ESQ . DEAR SIR , Having not any acquaintance with the
laws or ...
Never believe extraordinary characters which you hear of people . Depend upon
it , Sir , they are exaggerated . You do not see one man shoot a great deal higher
than another . I mentioned Mr. Burke . Johnson . Yes , Burke is an extraordinary ...
Yet you will hear many people talk to you gravely of that excellent poem , “ The
Fleece . ” Having talked of Granger's “ Sagar Cane , " I mentioned to him Mr.
Langton's having told me , that this poem , when read in manuscript at Sir Joshua
I was sorry at the time to hear this ; but whoever quits the creeks of private
connections , and fairly gets into the great ocean of London , will , by
imperceptible degrees , unavoidably experience such cessations of
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LibraryThing Review사용자 리뷰 - MrsLee - LibraryThing
Obviously, this rating is for myself alone. Two stars in my library means that I did not like the book, but that someone else might. In this case, I found Boswell to fawning for my enjoyment, and ... 전체 리뷰 읽기
LibraryThing Review사용자 리뷰 - JVioland - LibraryThing
Boswell is a good biographer, better than most modern ones. Samuel Johnson was quite a character, one who, even today, would be interesting to know. Whether discussing the rebellion in the North ... 전체 리뷰 읽기