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... Mr . Chalmers says that they were certainly chiefly collected by Stevens , and
published by him in the St. James's Chronicle . 226 , note , after ante , insert - vol .
i . p . 160 . 233 , note , add_The following version , if less poetical , is at least ...
Mr. Philip Metcalfe tells me , that when he has asked him for some money for
persons in distress , and Mr. Metcalfe has offered what Johnson thought too
much , he insisted on taking less , saying , “ No , no , sir ; we must not pamper
and her very At a time when he was less able than he had once been to sustain a
shock , he was suddenly deprived of Mr. Levett , which event he thus
communicated to Dr. Lawrence . · The truth of this has been proved by sad
Live on what you have ; live if you can on less ; do not borrow either for vanity or
pleasure ; the vanity will end in shame , and the pleasure in regret : stay therefore
at home , till you have saved money for your journey hither . “ The Beauties of ...
Whatever you have , spend less . Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness :
it certainly destroys liberty ; and it makes some virtues impracticable , and others
extremely difficult . “ Let me know the history of your life since your accession to ...
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