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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
Then , with no throbs of fiery pain , No cold gradations of decay , Death broke at
once the vital chain , And freed his soul the nearest way 3. . - TO MRS .
STRAHAN . 4th February , 1782 . DEAR MADAM , Mrs . Williams showed me
In Chatterton there is nothing but the resolution to say again what has once been
said . I am , sir , your humble servant , Sam . JOHNSON . These short letters
show the regard which Dr. Johnson entertained for Mr. Malone , who the more 1 ...
Dr. Lawrence told him one day , that if he would come and beat him once a week
he would bear it ; but to hear his complaint was more than man could support . ] It
was Dr. Johnson's custom , when he wrote to Dr. Lawrence concerning his own ...
The following are extracts from letters addressed by Dr. Johnson to one of his
daughters : You will easily believe with what glasness I read that you had heard
once again that voice to which we have all so often delighted to attend . May you
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