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... present more worthy of his acceptance than the segment from the hearthbroom
, but soon after introducing him to Dr. Johnson himself in Bolt - court , with whom
he had the satisfaction of conversing a considerable time , not a fortnight before ...
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 ...
But the days of darkness are soon to be at an end . The reading society ordered it
to be procured this week . " ) “ Ashbourne , 24th November , 1781 . “ I shall leave
this place about the beginning of next week , and shall leave every place as ...
DEAR SIR , -I hope I grow better , and shall soon be able to enjoy the kindness of
my friends . I think this wild adherence to Chatterton ' more unaccountable than
the obstinate defence of Ossian . In Ossian there is a national pride , which may ...
Soon after the above letter , Dr. Lawrence left London , but not before the palsy
had made so great a progress as to render him unable to write for himself . The
following are extracts from letters addressed by Dr. Johnson to one of his
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This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review