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This place is very empty , but there are more here whom I know than I could have
expected . Young Burke ' has just been with me , and I have dinęd to - day with Dr
. Adams , who seems fond of me . " may see her Lichfield , 20th October , 1781 ...
This letter , as might be expected , had its full effect , and the clergyman
acknowledged it in grateful and pious terms 1 What follows appeared in the
Morning Chronicle of May 29 , 1782.- " “ A correspondent having mentioned in
the Morning ...
Your father's death had every circumstance that could enable you to bear it ; it
was at a mature age , and it was expected ; and as his general life had been
pious , his thoughts had doubtless for many years past been turned upon eternity
When patronage was limited , an authour expected to find a Mæcenas , and
complained if he did not find one . Why should he complain ? This [ Yes , but it
may be doubted whether there were fourscore persons whom the society of Paris
The consequence of this , Sir Joshua observed , was , that his common
conversation in all companies was such as to secure him universal attention , as
something above the usual colloquial style was expected . Yet , though Johnson
had this ...
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