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... attention to the diseases of the imagination , which he watched in himself with
a solicitude destructive of his own peace , and intolerable to those he trusted . Dr.
Lawrence told him one day , that if he would come and beat him once a week ...
Your system of the mental fabrick is exceedingly obscure , and , without more
attention than will be willingly bestowed , is unintelligible . The plans of Burnaby
will be more safely understood , and are often charming . I was delighted with the
... good is impeded by embarrassment and distress , and how little room the
expedients of poverty leave for the exercise of virtue , it grows manifest that the
boundless importance of the next life enforces some attention to the interests of
I am better , and hope to have it in my power to convince you by my attention , of
how much consequence I esteem your health to the world and to myself . I remain
, sir , with grateful respect , your obliged and obedient servant , " MARGARET ...
Whether her attachment to him was already divided by another object , I am
unable to ascertain ; but it is plain that Johnson's penetration was alive to her
neglect or forced attention ; for on the 6th of October this year we find him making
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This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review