1781 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Hugh Blair

Samuel Johnson, 1781; Boswell, Life of Johnson (1791); ed. G. B. Hill (1891) 4:113.



I love Blair's Sermons. Though the dog is a Scotchman and a Presbyterian, and everything he should not be, I was the first to praise them. Such was my candour, (smiling.)