Samuel Johnson Quote

The only end of writing is to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it.


A Review of Soame Jenyns' A Free Enquiry into the Nature and Origin of Evil, published in the first volume of Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces (London, 1774), p. 23

Johnson, Review of Soame Jenyns[andromeda.rutgers.edu]

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The only end of writing is to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it.

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The only end of writing is to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it.

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The only end of writing is to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it.

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The only end of writing is to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it.