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James Boswell writes to Thomas Percy, the Lord Bishop of Dromore

James Boswell

James Boswell writes to Thomas Percy, the Lord Bishop of Dromore

an unpublished letter from the collection of Loren and Frances Rothschild

by James Boswell

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Published by Almond Tree Press in Tempe, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grainger, James, -- 1721?-1766.,
  • Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784.,
  • Boswell, James, -- 1740-1795 -- Correspondence.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith a foreword by O M Brack, Jr.
    GenreCorrespondence.
    ContributionsPercy, Thomas, 1729-1811., Brack, O M., Valentine, D. Eugene. printer., Samuel Johnson Society of Southern California., Johnsonians (Society), Almond Tree Press.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18488968M

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Get this from a library. James Boswell writes to Thomas Percy, the Lord Bishop of Dromore: an unpublished letter from the collection of Loren and Frances Rothschild. [James Boswell; Thomas Percy; O M Brack; D Eugene Valentine; Samuel Johnson Society of Southern California.; Johnsonians (Society); Almond Tree Press.].

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All. James Boswell writes to Thomas Percy, the Lord Bishop of Dromore: An unpublished letter from the collection of Loren and Frances Rothschild. Furnivall writes as follows of his several attempts to get the MS.

printed, and of his success at last: "The cause of the printing of Percy's MS., of the publication of the book, was the insistence time after time by Professor Child, that it was the duty of English antiquarian men of letters to print this foundation document of English balladry.

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Percy, the Bishop of Dromore, who was long intimately acquainted with him, and has preserved a few anecdotes concerning him, regretting that he was not a more diligent collector, informs me, that 'when a boy he was immoderately fond of reading romances of chivalry, and he retained his fondness for them through life; so that (adds his.

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DODD. James Boswell writes to Thomas Percy most seriously enjoin you not to let it be at all known that I have written this letter, and to return the copy to Mr. Allen in a cover to me. I hope I need not tell you, that I wish it success.—But do not indulge hope.—Tell nobody.'.

Thomas Boswell was slain in battle, fighting along with his Sovereign, at the fatal field of Floddon, in From this very honourable founder of our family, the estate was transmitted, in a direct series of heirs male, to David Boswell, my father's great grand uncle, who had no sons, but four daughters, who were all respectably married, the eldest to Lord Cathcart.

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by thomas percy, d.d. bishop of dromore. edited, with a general introduction, additional prefaces, notes, glossary, etc. by henry b. wheatley, f.s.a. in three volumes vol. london: george. the life of samuel johnson, ll. TO write the life of him who excelled all mankind in writing the lives of others, and who, whether we consider his extraordinary endow∣ments, or his various works, has been equalled by few in any age, is an arduous, and may be reckoned in me a presumptuous task.

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8: Percy and the Ballads The regeneration of English poetic style at the close of the last century came from an unexpected quarter. What scholars and professional men of letters had sought to do by their imitations of Spenser and Milton, and their domestication of the Gothic and the Celtic muse, was much more effectually done by Percy and.

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Francis mixed on friendly terms with many of the most distinguished men of the time who flocked round the Doctor. It is interesting to note that he kept closely in touch with his fellow-blacks in London. The Reverend Baptist Turner tells how, on entering Johnson's.

Percy, the Bishop of Dromore, who was long intimately acquainted with him, and has preserved a few anecdotes concerning him, regretting that he was not a more diligent collector, informs me, that ‘"when a boy he was immoderately fond of reading romances of chivalry, and he retained his fond­ness for them through life; so that (adds his.

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On Sunday, April 5, after attending divine service at St. Paul's church, I found him said, he went more frequently to church when there were prayers only, than when there was also a sermon, as the people required more an example for the one than the other; it being much easier for them to hear a sermon, than to fix their minds on Monday, April 6, I dined.

It has been said, that he acted in the capacity of an assistant to Mr. Wentworth, in teaching the 29 He thus discriminated, to Dr. Percy, Bishop of Dromore, his progress at his two grammarschools.

At one, I learnt much in the school, but little from the master; in the other, I learnt much from the master, but little in the school. Bishop Percy’s communications to Boswell relative to Johnson.

(Vol. iii, p.n. 1.) ’JAMES BOSWELL TO BISHOP PERCY. “9 April, “As to suppressing your Lordship’s name when relating the very few anecdotes of Johnson with which you have favoured me, I will do anything to oblige your Lordship but that very thing.

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