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Why to eat and drink together , and to promote kindness ; and , Sir , this is better
done when there is no solid conversa , tion ; for when there is , people differ in
opinion , and get into bad humour , or some of the company who are not capable
censure , and open penance ; penalties inflicted merely by ecclesiastical
authority , at a time while the church had yet no help from the civil power ; while
the hand of the magistrate lifted only the rod of persecus tion ; and when
governors were ...
I mentioned to him a friend of mine who was formerly gloomy from low spirits ,
and much distressed by the fear of death , but was now uniformly placid , and
contemplated his dissolution without any perturba . tion . “ Sir , ( said Johnson , )
this is ...
You are surer that you are free , than you are of prescience ; you are surer that
you can lift up your finger or not as you please , that you are of any conclusion
froin a deduc . tion of reasoning . But let us consider a little the objection from ...
... great contempt of claret , as so weak , that a man would be drowned by it
before it made him drunk . He was persuaded to drink one glass of it , that he
might judge , not from recollection , which might be dim , but from inmediate
sepsite tion .
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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