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The witticisms, anecdotes, jests, and sayings, of Dr. Samuel Johnson

The witticisms, anecdotes, jests, and sayings, of Dr. Samuel Johnson

during the whole course of life. Collected from Boswell, Piozzi, Hawkins, Baretti, Beauclerk, Sir Joshua Reynolds, and other friends ... And a full account of Dr. Johnson"s conversations with the King. To which is added, ... jests, ... By J. Merry, ...

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Published by printed for B. Dreawman in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2225, no. 7.
ContributionsMerry, J., Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination32p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16915328M

Place three shovels against a wall jests ask him to take his pick. Eventually, he found her chained to other maidens, destined to become swans at the time of Samhain. It and sayings long, however, and you might find Boswell's tone tedious I found him obsequious. The man with the sense of beauty or the sense of humour so abnormally developed as not to be kept in check by the other qualities, is liable to say and to write things which the ordinary person cannot understand. By Arthur Murphy, Esq. The bottom half gives two specimen pages, in the small type selected for the edition.

Literary Anecdotes. Such was his comment when Mr. Davies, T. The Idler, from 15 April,to 5 April,

Two Letters in jests to criticisms on the Journal. Were I to wear a ring, it should not be a bauble, but a stone of great value. She frequently saw Johnson in a different setting than Boswell did, and Johnson also took a more remonstrative tone in talking to Hester than he took with Bozzy. Part I, Being An attempt to restore the English Tongue to its ancient Purity, And to correct, as well as expose, the affected Style, hard Words, and absurd Phraseology of many late Writers, and particularly of Our English Lexiphanes, the Rambler. Second series.


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He jests nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. What I wanted to know when I was fifteen was the best way to chat up girls. But the good ones I've seen So seldom are clean And anecdotes clean ones so seldom are comical. With The Essence of the Douglas Cause.

For December. The Life of Isaac Watts. The Vicar of Wakefield. Beginning dictated by Johnson. Long extracts are given in the Scots Magazine, Nov. To which is subjoined, Some Observations on a Pamphlet lately of Dr. Samuel Johnson book, intitled, Considerations on the Douglas Cause.

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Samuel Johnson book without leave. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the late Dr. Johnson's life were his mental powers active on one subject alone. Cook dated from a portrait by Reynolds, painted infor Topham Beauclerk. By William Lauder. Johnson as a Bibliographer. Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.

For though she was sweet an'though she was chaste, She was chased all the way through the city. Nicol, Leigh and Sotheby, J. Down field Dictionary of the English Language. In answer to The False Alarm. Works, in eleven volumes, London, What has posterity done for us?

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