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DR . JOHNSON TO MRS . LUCY PORTER . Pearson “ London , 9th June , 1781 .
MSS . “ DEAR MADAM , —I hope the summer makes you better . My disorders ,
which had come upon me again , have again given way to medicine ; and I am a
I am afraid there is no hope of Mrs. Thrale's custom for your pictures ; but , if you
please , I will mention it . She cannot make a pension out of her jointures . “ I will
bring the papers myself . I am , madam , your most humble servant , “ Sam .
retired hither , to plan a life of greater diligence , in hope that I may yet be useful ,
and be daily better prepared to appear before my Creator and my Judge , from
whose infinite mercy I humbly call for assistance and support . “ My purpose is ...
Dr. Taylor lives on milk , and grows every day better , and is not wholly without
hope . Every body inquires after you and Queeney ; but whatever [ Miss ) Burney
may think of the celerity of fame , the name of Evelina had never been heard at ...
I hope that dear Mrs. Boswell will surmount her complaints : in losing her you will
lose your anchor , and be tossed , without stability , by the waves of life !. I wish
both you many years , and very happy . “ For some months past I have been so ...
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