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It is , in our language , I think , a new mode of history which tells all that is wanted
, and , I suppose , all that is known , without laboured splendour of language , or
affected subtility of conjecture . The exactness of his dates raises my wonder .
I cannot pretend to tell the public anything of a place better known to many of my
readers than to myself . We can talk of it when we meet . I shall go next week to
Streatham , from whence I purpose to send a parcel of the History ' every post .
I hate by - roads in education . Education is as well known , and has Jong been
as well known , as ever it can be . Endeavouring to make children prematurely
wise is useless labour . Suppose they have more kuowledge at five or six years ...
Write to me , as any thing occurs to you ; and if I find myself stopped by want of
facts necessary to be known , I will make enquiries of you as my doubts arise , If
your former resolutions should be found only fanciful , you decide rightly in
Johnson was known to be so rigidly attentive to it , that eren in his common
conversation the slightest circumstance was mentioned with exact precision . The
knowledge of his having such a principle and habit , made his friends have a
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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