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I have not , however , been so bad but that I could have written , and am sorry that
I neglected it . “ My dwelling is but melancholy . Both Williams , and Desmoulins ,
and myself , are very sickly ; Frank is not well ; and poor Levett died in his bed ...
Make my compliments to Mrs. Cobb , and Miss Adey , and my old friend , Hetty
Bailey , and to all the Lichfield ladies . I am , dear madam , yours , affectionately ,
“ SAM . JOHNSON . " p . 203 . On the day on which this letter was written , he thus
200 . ployed , no more should pass uncounted , and this has been Prayers
written to - day , in consequence of that thought . I read a Greek & Med . chapter ,
prayed with Francis , which I now do commonly , and explained to him the Lord's
At Harley - street . Bad nights -- in the evening Dr. Bromfield and his family —
Merlin's steelyard given me . 28. — Thursday . I came home . Sold Rymer for
Davies ; wrote to Boswell . Visitors , Dr. Percy , Mr. Crofts . I have , in ten days ,
written to ...
... that he could name one Scotch writer whom Dr. Johnson himself would allow
to have written better than any man of the age ; and upon Johnson's asking who it
was , answered , “ Lord Bute , when he signed the warrant for your pension .
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