... 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 was told by Hector that I should not be ...
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 .
I told him of the opium , and he approved it , and told me , if I went to Oxford ,
which he rather advised that I should strengthen the constitution by the bark ,
tame the cough with opium , keep the body open , and support myself by liberal ...
I forgot whether I told you that Rasay has been here . We dined cheerfully
together . I entertained lately a young gentleman from Corrichatachin . I
received your letters only this morning . I am , dear sir , SAM . JOHNSON . "
yours , & c .
Johnson told me that this was fiction from beginning to end After musing for some
time , he said , I wonder how I should have any enemies ; for I do harm to
nobody . BOSWELL . In the first place , sir , you will be pleased to recollect that
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