Sentence Examples with the word johnson

De Witt, The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson (1903); C. E.

When Lord Bute was prime minister this legal satellite used, says Dr Johnson, to go on errands for him, and it is to Wedderburn's credit that he first suggested to the premier the propriety of granting Johnson a pension.

It was said that Johnson was kept waiting in the anteroom when he called while Cibber was admitted.

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Democrat (died in office)1905-1909 John Albert Johnson Republican 1909Adolph Olson Eberhart Bibliography.

In September 1782 the place at Streatham was from motives of economy let to Lord Shelburne, and Mrs Thrale took a house at Brighton, whither Johnson accompanied her; they remained for six weeks on the old familiar footing.

At the head of the establishment Johnson had placed an old lady named Williams, whose chief recommendations were her blindness and her poverty.

At length, in August 1773, Johnson crossed the Highland line, and plunged courageously into what was then considered, by most Englishmen, as a dreary and perilous wilderness.

He was essentially humane; and it is worthy of notice that he was in favour of the abolition of slavery, while humane men like his friend Lord Sheffield, Dr Johnson and Boswell were opposed to the antislavery movement.

Never since literature became a calling in England had it been a less gainful calling than at the time when Johnson took up his residence in London.

REVERDY JOHNSON (1796-1876), American political leader and jurist, was born at Annapolis, Maryland, on the 21st of May 1796.