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My disorders , which had come upon me again , have again given way to
medicine ; and I am a better sleeper than I have ily been “ The death of dear Mr.
Thrale has made my attendance upon his home necessary ; but we have sold the
In autumn he went to Oxford , Birmingham , Lichfield , and Ashbourne , for which
very good reasons might be given in the conjectural ' yet positive manner of
writers , who are proud to account for every event which they relate . He himself ...
... extremely bad ever since Mrs. Thrale first knew him , and his over - anxious
care to retain without blemish the perfect sanity of his mind , contributed much to
disturb it . He had studied medicine diligently in all its branches ; but had given ...
2 Johnson has here expressed a sentiment similar to that contained in one of
Shenstone's stanzas , to which , in his life of that poet , he has given high praise :
.6 I prized every hour that went by , Beyond all that had pleased me before ; But ...
I sent home Dr. Lawrence's papers , with notes . I gave [ Mrs. ] D [ esmoulins ] a
guinea , and found her a gown . “ 27. - Wednesday . At Harley - street . Bad nights
-- in the evening Dr. Bromfield and his family — Merlin's steelyard given me . 28.
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