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The doctor was so sensible of the honour done to him by a man of genius and science , to whom he was an utter stranger , that he said to Dr. Burney , Sir , there is no man possessed of the smallest portion of modesty , but must be ...
57,59 . on each side a table in the doctor's gloomy apartment , adorned with skeletons ' , preserved monsters , and agreed to write Latin billets to each other . Such a scene , & c . exclaims Mrs. Thrale , did I never see .
Nobody but Mr. Boswell should be asked to meet the doctor . Mr. Boswell goes for Scotland on Friday the 30th . If then a card were sent to the doctor on Monday , Tuesday , or Wednesday without delay , it is to be hoped he would be fixed ...
The doctor fell to repeating Juvenal's ninth satire ; but I let him see that the province was mine . I am to take wine to - night , and hope it will do me good . Pearson MSS . 66 DR . JOHNSON TO MRS . LUCY PORTER .
Between the time in which I discovered my own disorder , and that in which I sent for the doctors , I had , I believe , in spite of my surprise and solicitude , a little sleep , and nature began to renew its operations .
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