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Dr. Burney related to Dr. Johnson the partiality which his writings had excited in a
friend of Dr. Burney's , the late Mr. Bewley ? , well known in Norfolk by the name
of the Philosopher of Massingham ; who , from the Ramblers and plan of his ...
We have known each other long , and , by consequence , are both old ; and she
is paralytick ; and if I do not see her soon , I no more in this world . To make a visit
on such considerations is to go on a melancholy errand . But such is the course ...
He was an old and faithful friend : I have known him from about 461.
Commendavi ?. May God have mercy on him ! May he have mercy on me ! ” Such
was Johnson's affectionate regard for Levett } , that he honoured his memory with
In misery's darkest caverns known , His ready help was ever nigh , Where
hopeless anguish pour'd his groan , And lonely want retired to die . “ No
summons mock'd by chill delay , No petty gains disdain'd by pride : The modest
wants of every ...
... ignorance , and bad faith all those who detected what he confesses to have
been an imposture , and is equally lavish in praise of the discernment and
judgment of those whom he proves to have been dupes . - ED . ) he is known is
the more ...
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