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349 , note , add Mr . Boswell may perhaps have meant The Idler , No. 82 , "
where Johnson added to Sir Joshua Reynolds's paper the words , and pollute
his canvas with deformity . - . . در THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON , LL . D.
... shall not be without them . You will perhaps be glad to hear that Mrs. Thrale is
disencumbered of her brewhouse ; and that it seemed to the purchaser so far
from an evil , that he was content to give for it an hundred and thirty - five
We have always loved one another : perhaps we may be made better by some
serious conversation ; of which , however , I have no distinct hope . He says , too
, At Lichfield , my native place , I hope to show a good example by frequent ...
But whatever befalls us , though it is wise to be serious , it is useless and foolish ,
and perhaps sinful , to be gloomy . Let us , therefore , keep ourselves as easy as
we can ; though the loss of friends will be felt , and poor Levett had been a ...
... with a classical dedication to the queen , which perhaps Dr. Johnson revised . -
Ed . ] 3 [ Probably Mr. Herbert Croft , who had supplied him with a life of Young .
See sub 24th Dec. 1783.-ED. ] 4 [ Probably the editor of the Gaelick Dictionary ...
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