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" I recollect only — the enjoyment of hope, — the high superiority of rank, without the anxious cares of government, — and a great degree of power, both from natural influence wisely used, and from the sanguine expectations of those who look forward... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Pagina 292
door James Boswell - 1807
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...confirm this observation in a considerable degree. BOSWELL. Johnson said to Sir Joshua of Ossian : — ' Sir, a man might write such stuff for ever, if he would abandon his mind to it.' Ante, iv. 211. 4 In the first edition (p. 485) this paragraph ran thus : — ' Young Mr. Tytler stepped...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...1775, under Dec. 24, 1783, and Boswell's Hebrides, Nov. 10, 1773. 4 ' Sir,' he said to Reynolds, ' a man might write such stuff for ever, if he would abandon his mind to it ;' post, under March 30, 1783. talk Aetat. 54.] Christopher Smarfs madness. 459 talk of a book when...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...1775, under Dec. 24, 1783, and Boswell's Hebrides. Nov. 10, 1773. 4 ' Sir,' he said to Reynolds, ' a man might write such stuff for ever, if he would abandon his mind to it ;' post, under March 30, 1783. talk of a book when the authour is concealed behind the door'.' He received...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1807
...enjoyment of hope, • — the high superiority of rank, without the anxious cares of government, — and a great degree of power, both from natural influence...stuff for ever, if he would abandon his mind to it." He said, " A man should pass a part of his time with the laughers, by which means any thing ridiculous...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
..." People talk of nature; but mere obvious nature may be exhibited with very little power of mind." Johnson thought the poems published as translations...stuff for ever, if he would abandon his mind to it." Johnson had all along denied their authenticity; and, what was still more provoking to their admirers,...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...the enjoyment of hope,—the high superiority of rank, without the anxious cares of government,—a great degree of power, both from natural influence...those who look forward to the chance of future favour. LAW. WHEN Mr. Boswell meditated trying his fortune in Westminster Hall, Johnson said to him, " You...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...enjoyment of hope, — the high superiority of rank, without the anxious cares of government, — and a great degree of power, both from natural influence...expectations of those who look forward to the chance offuture favour. Sir Joshua Reynolds communicated to me the following particular». Johnson thought...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 180 pagina’s
...the enjoyment of hope, — the high superiority of rank, without the anxious cares of government, — a great degree of power, both from natural influence...those who look forward to the chance of future favour. LAW. WHEN Mr. Boswell meditated trying his fortune in Westminster Hall, Johnson said to him, " You...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1820
...me the following particulars. Johnsmi thought the poems published as trai^lulions from Ossian, lui so little merit, that he said, Sir, a man might write such stuff for éter, ˇГ he would abandon his mind to it. UK «aid, A пмп should pass a part of his time with...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 5

James Boswell - 1821
...only—the enjoyment of hope, T-the high superiority of rank, without the anxious cares of government,—and a great degree of power, both from natural influence...stuff for ever, if he would abandon his mind to it." He said, "A man should pass a part of his time with the laughers, by which means any thing ridiculous...
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