“About 30 seconds and traffic started going, but no one blew their horns,” Johnson told the grand jury.
Johnson says there are “two different ideas” of what the church is.
Johnson laughed when asked which politicians he believes would benefit from trying some weed.
A correspondent wrote that Johnson’s attack had managed to transform the Kingfish ‘from a clown into a real political menace.
After the oath was administered and photographs taken, Johnson did not hesitate.
Johnson was probably in every tavern and coffee-house in Fleet Street.
Alluding to this anecdote, which Johnson had mentioned to me.
Johnson and Reynolds often rallied each other on the subject of drinking.
Bruce looked absently at Johnson but he was talking to himself.
He is the last of that school who knew Goldsmith and Johnson.
"penis," 1863, perhaps related to British slang John Thomas, which has the same meaning (1887).
Credit or trust, esp financial: Try as he might he got no jawbone from the bankers (1862+)