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"His description of its [the situation in the Falklands] miseries in this pamphlet ["Thoughts on the late Transactions respecting Falkland"s Islands"] is one of the finest pieces of eloquence in the English language. Upon this occasion, too, we find Johnson lashing the party in opposition with unbounded severity, and making the fullest use of what he ever reckoned a most effectual argumentative instrument,—contempt. His character of their very able mysterious champion, Junius, is executed with all the force of his genius, and finished with the highest care."

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Originally published 1791

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Related people
Boswell, James
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Life of Johnson
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