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" Of Gilbert Walmsley, thus presented to my mind, let me indulge myself in the remembrance. I knew him very early ; he was one of the first friends that literature procured me, and I hope that at least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of... "
Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son - Página 206
por George Gregory - 1809 - 363 páginas
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

Robert Anderson - 1973 - 639 páginas
...with the dark hues of political prejudice. " He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy : yet he never received my notions with contempt. He...honoured him, and he endured me. " He had mingled in the gay world without exemption from its vices or its follies; but had never neglected the cultivation...
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Samuel Johnson: Literature, Religion and English Cultural Politics from the ...

J. C. D. Clark, Jonathan Charles Douglas Clark - 1994 - 270 páginas
...not have acted thus.'5 Beilby was moved to reply by Johnson's characterisation of Gilbert Walmsley: 'He was a Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of his party.' Since this was Beilby's own party, he felt authorised to cast odium on the Doctor: 'No man was ever...
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Johnson, Writing, and Memory

Greg Clingham - 2002 - 222 páginas
...Smith," where Johnson's memory of Gilbert Walmsley acknowledges and overrides their political differences ("He was a Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence...yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart") in order to record his learning and experience, and their companionship - and where the memory of Walmsley,...
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Samuel Johnson

Timothy Wilson-Smith - 2004 - 160 páginas
...Walmesley himself. Years later, Johnson summed up his own contradictory feelings about his mentor. He was a Whig, with all the virulence and malevolence...keep us apart. I honoured him and he endured me." Their relationship was based on its lack of ease as each found the views of the other repellent. Each...
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Conversation: A History of a Declining Art

Stephen Miller - 2006 - 336 páginas
...conversation he had greatly enjoyed, even though Walmsley was a Whig. "He was a Whig," Johnson says, "with all the virulence and malevolence of his party;...keep us apart. I honoured him, and he endured me." Johnson then reminisces about the conversations he had at Walmsley's house. "At this man's table I...
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An Eighteenth-century Gentleman and Other Essays

Sydney Castle Roberts - 1933 - 148 páginas
...least, my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only a boy, yet he never received my notions with contempt. He...not keep us apart. I honoured him and he endured me. . . . His studies had been so various, that I am not able to name a man of equal knowledge. His acquaintance...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 54;Volume 127

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1923 - 784 páginas
...least my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. He was of an advanced age, and I was only not a boy ; yet he never received my notions with contempt. He...not keep us apart. I honoured him and he endured me. . . . His studies had been so various that I am not able to name a man of equal knowledge. His acquaintance...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1820 - 512 páginas
...least, my gratitude made me worthy of his notice. " He was of an advanced age, and I was only but a boy, yet he never received my notions with contempt. He...malevolence of his party; yet difference of opinion did uot keep us apart. I honoured him and he endured me. " He had mingled with the gay world without exemption...
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