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Be so kind as to return Lord Hailes my most respectful thanks for his first volune ;
his accuracy strikes me with wonder ; his narrative is far superior to that of
Henault , as I have formerly mentioned . I am afraid that the trouble , which my ...
I mentioned Dr. Adam Smith's book on “ The Wealth of Nations , ” which was just
published , and that Sir John Pringle had observed to me , that Dr. Smith , who
had never been in trade , could not be expected to write well on that subject any ...
As an instance of this , I may mention an odd incident which he related , as
having happened to him one night in Fleet - street . “ A gentlewoman ( said he )
begged I would give her my arm to assist her in crossing the street , which I
I mentioned Sir Richard Steele having published his “ Christian Hero , ” . with the
avowed purpose of obliging himself to lead a religious life ; yet that his conduct
was by no means strictly suitable . Johnson . Steele , I believe , practiced ihr ...
Mr. Seward mentioned to us the observations which he had made upon the strata
of earth in volcanos , from which it appeared , that they were so very different in
depth at different periods , that no calculation whatever could be made as to the ...
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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