Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson
Lichfield / England
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Samuel Johnson (often referred to as Dr Johnson) (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784) was an English author. Beginning as a Grub Street journalist, he made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, novelist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and political conserva ...
Popular Poems
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On The Death Of Mr. Robert Levet, A Practiser In Physic
CONDEMN'D to Hope's delusive mine,
As on we toil from day to day,
By sudden blasts or slow decline
Our social comforts drop away.
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Inspiration
LIFE of Ages, richly poured,
Love of God, unspent and free,
Flowing in the Prophet’s word
And the People’s liberty!
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3.
One And Twenty
LONG-EXPECTED one and twenty
Ling'ring year at last has flown,
Pomp and pleasure, pride and plenty
Great Sir John, are all your own.
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4.
Friendship
Friendship! peculiar boon of Heaven,
The noble mind's delight and pride,
To men and angels only given,
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Epitaph On Sir Thomas Hanmer, Bart.
Thou who survey'st these walls with curious eye,
Pause at this tomb where Hanmer's ashes lie;
His various worth through varied life attend,
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
Life must be filled up, and the man who is not capable of intellectual pleasures must content himself with such as his senses can afford.
11 November 2014
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till grief be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.
11 November 2014
Sir, there is more knowledge in a letter of Richardson's, than in all Tom Jones.
11 November 2014
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
11 November 2014
Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinder legs. It is not done well; but you are surprized to find it done at all.

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Samuel Johnson 07 March 2014
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Samuel Johnson 07 March 2014
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