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Paris is , indeed , a place very different from the Hebrides , but it is to a hasty
traveller not so fertile of novelty , nor affords so many opportmoities of remark . I
cannot pretend to tell the public anything of a place better known to many of my ...
... so , notwithstanding so many former travellers hage exhausted almost every
subject for remark in that great kingdom , his very accurate observation , and
peculiar vigour of thought and illustration , would have produced a valuable work
I often had occasion to remark , Jobpson loved business , loved 10 have bis
wisdom actually operate on real life . Dr. Wetherell and I talked of him without
reserve in his own presence . Wetherell . I would have given him a hundred
yuineas if ...
We ? talked of biography.Johnson . It is rarely well executed . They only who live
with a man , can “ write his life with'any genuine exactness and discrimination ;
and few people who have lived with a man , know'what to ; remark about him .
This fully refuted an anti - mosaical remark introduced into Captain Brydone's
eutertaining tour , I hope heedlessly , froin a kind of vanity which is too common
in those who have not sufficiently studied the most important of all subjects .
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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