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I wrote him one letter to introduce Mr. Sinclair ( now Sir John ) , the member for
Caithness " , to his acquaintance ; and informed him in another that my wife had
again been affected with alarming symptoms of illness . [ But his letters to Ep .
Young Burke ' has just been with me , and I have dinκd to - day with Dr. Adams ,
who seems fond of me . " may see her Lichfield , 20th October , 1781 . I wrote
from Oxford , where I staid two days . On Thursday I went to Birmingham , and
It was Dr. Johnson's custom , when he wrote to Dr. Lawrence concerning his own
health , to use the Latin language . I have been favoured by Miss Lawrence with
one of these letters as a specimen : T. LAWRENCIO , MEDICO S. Malis ...
Lawrence is one of the best men whom I have known . Nostrum omnium
miserere Deus . 20. - Shaw came ; I finished reading Lawrence . I dined liberally
. Wrote a long letter to Langton , and designed to read , but was hindered by
In the evening wrote to Hector . At night there were eleven visitants .
Conversation with Mr. Cox . When I waked I saw the penthouses covered with
snow . 22.- I spent the time idly . Mens turbata . In the afternoon it snowed . At
night I wrote to ...
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12/22/20 I own the complete set (vol 1-54) and keep them at home on the top west shelf of my office; this includes The Great Conversation (which is volume 1) and The Great Ideas (volumes 2-3, the ... Read full review
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