Quotation by Samuel Johnson

Sir John, Sir, is a very unclubbable man.
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British author, lexicographer. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Dr. Johnson, entry, spring 1764 (1791).

Referring to eminent musicologist Sir John Hawkins. He was Johnson's literary executor and published an inaccurate Life (1787-1789) and an edition of Johnson's works.
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