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" His studies had been so various, that I am not able to name a man of equal knowledge. His acquaintance with books was great : and what he did not immediately know, he could, at least, tell where to find. Such was his amplitude of learning, and such his... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 14
by James Boswell - 1827 - 580 pages
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...Prebendaries. BOSWELL. 4 Johnson's Works, vii. 380. ' Sec/w/, 1780, note at end of Mr. Langton's ' Collection.' mind. His belief of revelation was unshaken ; his...gladdened life ; with Dr. James ', whose skill in physick will be long remembered ; and with David Garrick, whom I hoped to have gratified with this...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...380. ' See post, 1780, note at end of Mr, Langton's ' Collection.' Aetat. 22.] Lichfield society. 95 mind. His belief of revelation was unshaken ; his...gladdened life ; with Dr. James ', whose skill in physick will be long remembered ; and with David Garrick, whom I hoped to have gratified with this...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...in the Cathedral of Lichfield, with an inscription written Jay Mr. Seward, one of the Prebendaries, be doubted whether a day now passes, in which I have...has gladdened life ; with Dr. James, whose skill in physick will be long remembered ; and with David Garrick, whom I hoped to have gratified with this...
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The Saunterer

Hewson Clarke - 1806
...of his sect, yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honoured him, and he endured me. " His studies had been so various, that I am not able...which I have not some advantage from his friendship." Emanuel College, Cambridge^ June 1, 1806. OF VOL. I. Pager DEDICATION. ia. Preface v. Life of the Author...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...of his party; yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. I honoured him and he endured me. " His studies had been so various, that I am not able...which I have not some advantage from his friendship. " He had mingled with the gay world without exemption from its vices or its follies ; but had never...
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An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie, LL.D. Late ..., Volume 3

Sir William Forbes - 1807 - 388 pages
...his obligations to Walmsley, I may, with equal truth, apply to myself in respect to Dr Beattie ; " Such " was his amplitude of learning, and such his...passes in which " I have not some advantage from his friend" ship."* * Johnson's ' Lives of the English Poets/ Vol. III. p. 36. Life of Smith. • There...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 2

George Gregory - 1808
...equal knowledge. His acquaintance with books was great ; and what he did not immediately know he would at least tell where to find. Such was his amplitude...instructive hours, with companions such as are not often to be found ; with one who has lengthened, and one who has gladdened life; with Dr. James, whose skill...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 pages
...amplitude of learning, and such his copiousness of communication, that it may be doubted whether ad:iy now passes in which I have not some advantage from...instructive hours, with companions such as are not often to be found ; with one who has lengthened, and one who has gladdened life ; with Dr. James whose skill...
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Dryden, Smith, Duke, King, Sprat, Halifax, Parnell, Garth, Rowe, Addison

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Gilbert Walmsley, thus presented to ray mind, let me indulge myself in the remembrance. I knew him very early ; he was one of the first friends that literature...cheerful and instructive hours, with companions such as arc not often found, with one who has lengthened, and one who has gladdened, life ; with Dr. James,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...studies had been so various, that I am not able to name a man of equal knowledge. His acv quaintance with books was great ; and what he did not immediately...has gladdened life ; with Dr. James, whose skill in Physick will be long remembered ; and with David Garrick, whom I hoped to have gratified with this...
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