Samuel Johnson love

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  • Reading Daniel Rasmussen's interesting if flawed account of a violent slave uprising in Louisiana in 1811, I found myself repeatedly recalling Samuel Johnson's dictum on women in the pulpit.

    Rebel slaves, silenced

  • To paraphrase Samuel Johnson, "Wanda Watkins, the last refuge of a clueless, mouthbreathing, moronic Blogging Tory".

    The party of the troops?

  • Spinning back to backJAMES: To paraphrase Samuel Johnson, there's nothing that focuses people's attention like a hanging every fortnight.

    Love, War & Running For President

  • Phil Jupitas just looked bored, and Josie Long was unprepared and told a rambling and confused anecdote about David Hume's famous deathbed scene, calling Samuel Johnson a Catholic, and mixing Adam Smith for James Boswell.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • _Gentleman's Magazine_, and there many a time has sat a journeyman author of his, by name Samuel Johnson, too often _impransus_.

    The Nether World

  • - Dr. Johnson aka Samuel Johnson lol the kid that posted a thread of his GF last night (te ugly fat one) and he said "Se got a donk" I ROFL

    GameBattles News

  • Rahm Emanuel might say that you never want a serious crisis go to waste, but to paraphrase Samuel Johnson, a crisis also serve to concentrate one's mind.

    American Thinker

  • He made friends with a man named James Boswell, who eventually wrote a detailed biography of Samuel Johnson, which is why we know so much about him.

    APM: Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac RSS Feed

  • In fact according to Google Trends, whilst September has caused a slight blip, interest in "Samuel Johnson" has been falling over the years.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Or take a critic—a literary critic—such as Samuel Johnson, of whom we are used to think as of a man artificial in phrase and pedantic in judgment.

    XII. On Style

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  • "Johnson, Samuel Known as "Dr. Johnson.” 1709-1784. British writer and lexicographer. The leading figure among writers in the English language in the second half of the 18th century, he wrote Dictionary of the English Language (1755) and Lives of the Poets (1779-1781)."

    December 22, 2011