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[diary]

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"In Archbishop Laud"s Diary I found the following passage, which I read to Dr. Johnson: ""1623. February 1, Sunday. I stood by the most illustrious Prince Charles, at dinner. He was then very merry, and talked occasionally of many things with his attendants. Among other things, he said, that if he were necessitated to take any particular profession of life, he could not be a lawyer, adding his reasons: "I cannot (saith he) defend a bad, nor yield in a good cause.""" Johnson. ""Sir, this is false reasoning; because every cause has a bad side: and a lawyer is not overcome, though the cause which he has endeavoured to support be determined against him""."

Source

Life of Johnson

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Boswell, James
Aged 33 [Experience in 1773, born in 1740]

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Notes
Originally published 1791.

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Related people
Boswell, James
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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[diary]

Reading experience
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Evidence

"In Archbishop Laud"s Diary I found the following passage, which I read to Dr. Johnson: ""1623. February 1, Sunday. I stood by the most illustrious Prince Charles, at dinner. He was then very merry, and talked occasionally of many things with his attendants. Among other things, he said, that if he were necessitated to take any particular profession of life, he could not be a lawyer, adding his reasons: "I cannot (saith he) defend a bad, nor yield in a good cause.""" Johnson. ""Sir, this is false reasoning; because every cause has a bad side: and a lawyer is not overcome, though the cause which he has endeavoured to support be determined against him""."

Source

Life of Johnson

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Aged 33 [Experience in 1773, born in 1740]

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Notes
Originally published 1791.

How to cite this record

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Accessed on 2019/09/19 00:18:38

Related place
England
Related people
Boswell, James
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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