Sermons left for publication by the Reverend John Taylor LL.D.

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Sermons left for publication by the Reverend John Taylor LL.D.

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"I have no doubt that a good many sermons were composed for Taylor [with whom Johnson and Boswell were staying] by Johnson. At this time I found, upon his table, a part of one which he had newly begun to write: and [italics] Concio pro Tayloro [end italics] appears in one of his diaries. When to these circumstances we add the internal evidence from the power of thinking and style, in the collection which the Reverend Mr. Hayes has published, with the [italics] significant [end italics] title of ""Sermons [italics] left for publication [end italics] by the Reverend John Taylor, LL.D."", our conviction will be complete. I, however, would not have it thought, that Dr. Taylor, though he could not write like Johnson, (as, indeed, who could?) did not sometimes compose sermons as good as those which we generally have from very respectable divines. He showed me one with notes on the margin in Johnson"s hand-writing; and I was present when he read another to Johnson, that he might have his opinion of it, and Johnson said it was ""very well"". These, we may be sure, were not Johnson"s; for he was above little arts, or tricks of deception."

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Reader
Boswell, James
Born in 1740

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Originally published 1791. Additional author possibly Johnson

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Boswell, James
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Life of Johnson
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Sermons left for publication by the Reverend John Taylor LL.D.

Reading experience
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Evidence

"I have no doubt that a good many sermons were composed for Taylor [with whom Johnson and Boswell were staying] by Johnson. At this time I found, upon his table, a part of one which he had newly begun to write: and [italics] Concio pro Tayloro [end italics] appears in one of his diaries. When to these circumstances we add the internal evidence from the power of thinking and style, in the collection which the Reverend Mr. Hayes has published, with the [italics] significant [end italics] title of ""Sermons [italics] left for publication [end italics] by the Reverend John Taylor, LL.D."", our conviction will be complete. I, however, would not have it thought, that Dr. Taylor, though he could not write like Johnson, (as, indeed, who could?) did not sometimes compose sermons as good as those which we generally have from very respectable divines. He showed me one with notes on the margin in Johnson"s hand-writing; and I was present when he read another to Johnson, that he might have his opinion of it, and Johnson said it was ""very well"". These, we may be sure, were not Johnson"s; for he was above little arts, or tricks of deception."

Source

Life of Johnson

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Reader
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EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
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Originally published 1791. Additional author possibly Johnson

How to cite this record

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Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79236
Accessed on 2019/09/19 00:59:45

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