Imatge de l'autor

Richard Allestree (1619–1681)

Autor/a de The Practice of Christian Graces

21 obres 72 Membres 1 crítiques

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Crèdit de la imatge: Photo © ÖNB/Wien

Obres de Richard Allestree

The Government of the Tongue (2010) 9 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Ladies Calling 3 exemplars
The ladies' calling 1 exemplars

Etiquetat

Coneixement comú

Data de naixement
1619
Data de defunció
1681-01-28
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
England
País (per posar en el mapa)
UK
Lloc de naixement
Uppington, Shropshire, England, UK
Llocs de residència
Uppington, Shropshire, England, UK
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Educació
University of Oxford (Christ Church, MPhil)
Organitzacions
Eton College (Provost)

Membres

Ressenyes

On Friday, April 2, being Good Friday, I visited him in the morning as usual ; and finding that we insensibly fell into a train of ridicule upon the foibles of one of our friends, a very worthy man, I, by way of a check, quoted some good admonition from The Government of the Tongue, that very pious book. It happened also remarkably enough, that the subject of the sermon preached to us to-day by Dr. Burrows, the rector of St. Clement Danes, was the certainty that at the last day we must give an account of "the deeds done in the body;" and amongst various acts of culpability he mentioned evil-speaking. As we were moving slowly along in the crowd from church, Johnson jogged my elbow, and said, "Did you attend to the sermon?" "Yes, Sir," said I; "it was very applicable to us." He, however, stood upon the defensive. "Why, Sir the sense of ridicule is given us, and may be lawfully used. The author of The Government of the Tongue would have us treat all men alike."
Boswell, Life of Johnson
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Marcat
JamesBoswell | Feb 21, 2011 |

Estadístiques

Obres
21
Membres
72
Popularitat
#243,043
Valoració
½ 4.5
Ressenyes
1
ISBN
9

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