[excerpt from a work, reprinted in the Bath 'Morning Chronicle']

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[excerpt from a work, reprinted in the Bath 'Morning Chronicle']

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"A clergyman at Bath wrote to him, that in ""The Morning Chronicle"", a passage in ""The Beauties of Johnson"" [unauthorised collection of Johnson"s words], article DEATH, had been pointed out as supposed by some readers to recommend suicide, the words being, ""To die is the fate of man; but to die with lingering anguish is generally his folly""; and respectfully suggesting to him, that such an erroneous notion of any sentence in the writings of an acknowledged friend of religion and virtue, should not pass uncontradicted."

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Originally published 1791.

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[excerpt from a work, reprinted in the Bath 'Morning Chronicle']

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Originally published 1791.

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/80065
Accessed on 2019/11/12 22:28:14

Related place
England
Related people
St Albyn, Lancelot
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Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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