James Boswell Quote

I shall always remember the alacrity with which Johnson answered, striking his foot with mighty force against a large stone, till he rebounded from it — "I refute it thus."


Boswell's "Life of Samuel Johnson ", 6 August, 1763 (p. 333)

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I shall always remember the alacrity with which Johnson answered, striking his foot with mighty force against a large stone, till he rebounded from...