The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; a Series of His Epistolatory Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published: the Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great-Britain, for Near Half a Century During which He Flourished, Volume 3
W. Andrews and L. Blake, 1807
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Dr. Johnson , who , as I have observed before , delighted in discrimination of
character , and having a masterly knowledge of human nature , was willing to
take men as they are , imperfect and with a mixture of good and bad qualities , I ...
6 , “ Of the different degrees of heavenly glory , and of our mutual knowledge of
each other above . ” M. ] ? [ See vol . i . p . 394 , where also this subject is
discussed . M. } 1778. " Why , Madam , strictly speaking , he DR . JOHNSON . 11.
... Madam , the greatest part of our knowledge is implicit faith ; and as to reli1 1 1
1 1 gion , have we heard all that a disciple of 18 THE LIFE OF.
So it is in travelling ; a man must carry knowledge with him , if he would bring
home knowledge . " Boswell . “ The proverb , I suppose , Sir , means , he must
carry a large stock with him to trade with . ” JOHNSON . JOHNSON . “ Yes , Sir . ”
It was ...
... rest upon his “ Political Conferences , ” in which he introduces several eminent
persons delivering their sentiments in the way of dialogue , and discovers a
considerable share of learning , various knowledge , and discernment of
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