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It is to be regretted , that he did not write an account of his travels in France ; for
as he is reported to have once said , that “ he could write the Life of a Broomstick ,
" so , notwithstanding so many former travellers hage exhausted almost every ...
When our visit was over , she and I left him , and were got into Inner Templelane ,
when all at once I heard a noise like thunder . This was occasioved by Johnson ,
who , it seems , upon a little recollection , had taken it into his head that he ...
Boswell . Then , Sir , would it be for the advantage of a country that all its lands
were sold at once ? Johnson . So far , Sir , as money produces good , it would be
an advantage ; for then that country would have as much money circulating in it
... of his and mine , who had risen to eminence in the law , had , when first making
his way , solicited him to get him employed in city causes . Johnsor . Sir , it is
wrong to stir up law - suits ; but when once it is certain that a law - suit is to go on
There is , indeed , great resolution in the immediate act of dismembering himself ;
but when that is once done , he has no longer any merit : for though it is out of his
power to steal , yet he may all his life be a thief in his heart . So when a man ...
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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