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I shall go next week to Streatham , from whence I purpose to send a parcel of the
History ' every post . Concerning the character of Bruce , I can only say , that I do
not see any great reason for writing it ; but I shall not easily deny what Lord ...
... perhaps , to Johnson's English pronunciation : yet , upon another occasion , he
was observed to speak French to a Frenchman of high rank , who spoke English ;
and being asked the reason , with some expression of surprise , he answered ...
My opposition was very displeasing to my father , who was entitled to great
respect and deference ; and I had reason to apprehend disagreeable
consequences from my non - compliance with his wishes . After much perplexity
and uneasiness ...
Your ancestor , for some reason , disinherited his daughters ; but it no more
follows that he intended this act as a rule for posterity , than the disinheriting of
his brother . If , therefore , you ask by what right your father admits daughters to ...
Further consideration produces another conclusion : " He who receives a fief
unlimited by his ancestors , gives his heirs some reason to complain , if he does
not transinit it unlimited to posterity . For why should he make the state of others ...
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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