Account of his Own Life

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Account of his Own Life

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"Dr. Newton, the Bishop of Bristol, having been mentioned, Johnson, recollecting the manner in which he had been censured by that Prelate, thus retaliated:-""Tom knew he should be dead before what he has said of me would appear. He durst not have printed it while he was alive"". DR. ADAMS. ""I believe his "Dissertations on the Prophecies" is his great work"". JOHNSON. ""Why, Sir, it is Tom"s great work; but how far it is great, or how much of it is Tom"s, are other questions. I fancy a considerable part of it was borrowed""."

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Notes
Originally published 1791. Newton was rude about Johnson's 'Lives of the Poets' in this work.

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Related people
Johnson, Samuel
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Life of Johnson
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Account of his Own Life

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Evidence

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Originally published 1791. Newton was rude about Johnson's 'Lives of the Poets' in this work.

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/80241
Accessed on 2019/09/20 05:25:06

Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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