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... note , which was found among his papers after his death , and which , we may
presume , his unaffected modesty prevented him from communicating to me with
the other letters from Dr. Johnson with which he was pleased to furnish me .
DEAR SIR , —I sit down to answer your letter on the same day in which I received
it , and am pleased that my first letter of the year is to you . No man ought to be at
ease while he knows himself in the wrong ; and I have not satisfied myself with ...
Be so kind as to let me know , from one little interval to another , the state of his
body . I am pleased that he remembers me , and hope that it never can be
possible for me to forget him . July 22d , 1782 . “ I am much delighted even with
the small ...
2 Johnson has here expressed a sentiment similar to that contained in one of
Shenstone's stanzas , to which , in his life of that poet , he has given high praise :
.6 I prized every hour that went by , Beyond all that had pleased me before ; But ...
You , indeed , have a sister , with whom you can divide the day : I have no natural
friend left ; but Providence has been pleased to preserve me from neglect ; I have
not wanted such alleviations of life as friendship could supply . My health has ...
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