And here is yet another point of the likeness to the Johnsonian coterie.
He is severe in judgment and spells rigidly by the Johnsonian standard.
This, to the regret of all who knew him either personally or as a Johnsonian, he did not live to see through the press.
The tone in which the Johnsonian "Sir" was let off, left no doubt of it.
Mr. Adams, though a dear lover of Shakspeare, was of the Johnsonian school of writers.
The manner would have been Johnsonian, if not the sentiment.
The work will doubtless be received as a valuable complement to our Johnsonian literature.
In this, of course, he is following Hume, though he applies the Johnsonian argument to Berkeley's immaterialism.
I think, sir,' in a Johnsonian manner, 'the thought is a happy one.'
The shelves disclosed no poets, no essayists, no novelists, more recent than the Johnsonian age.