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JOHNSON was in his middle fifties when Boswell was introduced to him in Mr. Davies's backparlour, and much the greater part of the Life deals with him in his sixties and seventies. The Johnson Boswell knew was the Great Cham of literature, a State pensioner, on velvet. Slow rises worth, by...
IF you are as tired hearing about the function of the library as we teacherlibrarians are of hearing about the function of the school I shall do well not to make any reference to it for it seems that if there is a wave of juvenile crime, the school is not fulfilling its function if business men...
FOUR o'clock Two hours here, and only about twenty minutes' honest work done. That's the worst of public libraries, they're too entertaining. At ten minutes to two I left my comfortable room, with its demoralising furniture, and by two o'clock I had spread my books and papers over a considerable...
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