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He spoke Latin very scantily , but seemed to understand me . - His house not
splendid , but of commodious size . - His family , wife , son , and daughter , not
elevated but decent . I was pleased with my reception . - He is to translate my
The powder which is used last seemed to me to be iron dissolved in aqua fortis :
they called it , as Baretti said , marc de l'eau forte , which he thought was drege .
They mentioned vitriol aud saltpetre , The cannon ball swam in the quicksilver .
more - The friar that spoke to us had a pretty apartment - Mr . Baretti says four
rooms ; I remember but three - His books seemed to be French -His garden was
neat ; he gave me grapes - We saw the Place de Victoire , with the statues of the
observing thal the estate of our family had not been limited to heirs male : and
that though an heir inale had in one instance been chosen in preference to
bearer females , that had been an arbitrary act , which had seemed to be best in
1 exclaimed to her , I am now , intellectually , Hermippus redivivus , I am quite
restored by him , by transfusion of mind . There are many ( she replied ) who
admire and respect Mr. Johnson ; but you and I love him . He seemed very happy
in 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