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3 ( Miss Reynolds , it seems , wished to dispose of her collection , and thought
that Mrs. Thrale might purchase and pay for it by an annuity . - ED . ] 4 The lady to
whom this letter was addressed , and for whom Dr. Johnson had a high regard ...
He founded the Anglo - Saxon professorship there , and bequeathed to it all his
collection of MSS . , medals , antiquities , and curiosi . ties , and amongst them
large collections for a supplement to Wood's Athence Oxonienses , to which Dr.
3 A new and greatly improved edition of this very curious collection was
published by Mr. Park in 1804 , in two volumes , octavo . In this edition the letters
are chronologically arranged , and the account of the bishops , which was
... numerous and excellent library , which he accurately knows and reads , a
choice collection of pictures , which he understands and relishes , an easy
fortune , an amiable family , an extensive circle of friends and acquaintance ,
... Thomas Boswell , in 1504 , recorded and illustrated by JohnSuch was his
goodness to me , that when I presumed to solicit him for so great a favour , he
was pleased to say , “ Let me have all the materials you can collect , and I will do
it both ...
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