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4 The lady to whom this letter was addressed , and for whom Dr. Johnson had a
high regard , died in Westminster , at the age of eighty , Nov. 1 , 1807 . MALONE .
( One Sunday evening , at the time he was first declining , Miss Reynolds sent to
... and died in 1783. If the story of “ the bristles of the hearth - broom , ” or any
thing like it , be true , Mr. Bewley might better have been called an idiot than an
enthusiast ; but the editor takes the li . berty of disbelieving the anecdote
... Newton had lived and died before ? . " In one of his little memorandum - books
is the following minute : August 9 , 3 P. M. ætat . 72 , in the summer - house at
Streatham . “ After innumerable resolutions formed and neglected , I have owner .
He died in 1794 , æt , 36 . His afflicted father has immortalised him in many
pathetic passages of his later works , and particularly in his celebrated “ Letter to
a Noble Lord . ” _ ED . ) ? [ He means escaped the expense of post - chaises by ...
... a shock , he was suddenly deprived of Mr. Levett , which event he thus
communicated to Dr. Lawrence . · The truth of this has been proved by sad
experience . - BoswELL . Mrs. Boswell died June 4 , 1789. - MALONE . " 17th
January , 1782 .
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12/22/20 I own the complete set (vol 1-54) and keep them at home on the top west shelf of my office; this includes The Great Conversation (which is volume 1) and The Great Ideas (volumes 2-3, the ... Read full review
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