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Young Burke ' has just been with me , and I have dinęd 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
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 ,
who about this period was warmly engaged in the Ossian controversy , and as he
Make my compliments to Mrs. Boswell , who is I hope reconciled to me ; and to
the young people whom I never have offended . “ You never told me the success
of your plea against the solicitors . I am , dear sir , your most affectionate , “ SAM .
Make my compliments to Mrs. Boswell , and to the young charmers . I am , & c . "
Sam . JOHNSON . ” Letters , vol . ii . p . 241 . [ “ TO MRS . THRALE . “ London ,
4th June , 1782 . Wisely was it said by him who said it first , that this world is all
I entertained lately a young gentleman from Corrichatachin . “ I received your
letters only this morning . I am , dear sir , “ SAM . JOHNSON . " yours , & c . In
answer to my next letter , I received one from him , dissuading me from hastening
to him ...
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