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|For this notion of life as warfare there is ample evidence in Johnson's writings, in |
the spirit of his deathbed vow, “I will be conquered; I will not capitulate” (Life, Iv,
374). Underlying this is doubtless the idea of fighting the good fight, but with the ...
|“Time cannot always be defeated,” he bravely claimed, “but let us not yield till we |
are conquered.” During his final illness, he again insisted, though greatly
weakened, “I will be conquered; I will not capitulate,” and went down with all guns
|Such was his intellectual ardour even at this time, that he said to one friend, " Sir, |
I look upon every day to be lost in which I do not make a new acquaintance ;" and
to another, when talking of his illness, " I will be conquered ; I will not capitulate.
|HI 'Lest we should think ourselves too soon entitled to the mournful privileges of |
irresistible misery' (The Rambler, 32) We ... through his very fear of death, 'I will
be conquered, I will not capitulate'.48 This is the same Johnson as he who kept in
|My appetite is, I think, less keen than it was, but not so abated as that its decline |
can he observed by any but myself. ... 1 do not make a new acquaintance; " and
to another, when talking of his illness, " I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
|1 conceited what man will do any good who is not c. .... PIERRE, 6 conquered I |
will be c.; I will not capitulate JOHNSON, SAMUEL. 147 conquering c. and elate
humanity CRANE, STEPHEN, 2 See, the c. hero comes MORELL, THOMAS, ...
|The worst moments come when Johnson is bedridden and immobile: " 'I would |
not have the consent of the physician to ... I do not make a new acquaintance;'
and to another, when talking of his illness, 'I will be conquered; I will not
|At the end of life, disabled by strokes, scarcely able to breathe because of asthma|
, tortured by an ulcerous leg, dropsy, a bad heart, and arthritis, he still refused to
yield: "I will be conquered; I will not capitulate." His energy extended into social ...
|1 14 Device of the Grow. dreuil's instructions and the capitulation, a copy of which |
I have with me likewise. ... I can assure you, Sir, the inhabitants of Detroit shall not
be molested —-they and you complying with the capitulation, but be protected ...
|I will bring the boy before the castle, if the parents will not take compassion I am |
afraid that I shall be enforced, for terror's ... and had him tied to the mouth of the
large cannon; if the defenders did not capitulate he threatened to fire the cannon.