He thinks it wonderful that you are pleased to take so much pains in revising his · Anpals . ' 1 told him that you said you were well rewarded by the entertainment which you had jo reading them , There has been a numerous fight of ...
He spoke Latin with wonderful fluency and elegance . When Pere Boscovich was in Englaud , Johnson dived in company with biin at Sir Joshua Reynolds's , and at Dr. Douglas's , now Bishop of Salisbury . Upon both occasions that celebrated ...
Here he seemed to me to be strangely deficient in taste ; for surely statuary is a noble art of imitation , and preserves a wonderful expression of the varieties of the human frame ; and although it must be allowed that the ...
It was , truly , a wonderful collection , both of antiquities and uatural curiosities , and ingenious works of art . He had all the articles accurately arranged , with their names upou labels , privied at his own little press ; dud on ...
The suddenness with which his accounts of some of them started out in conversation , was not less pleasing than surprising . I remember he once observed to me , “ It is wonderful , Sir , No. 7 , SR what is to be found in London .
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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