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You are to consider the state of life is this ; we are to judge of one another ' s
characters as well as we can ; and a man is not bound in honesty or honour , to
tell us the faults of his daughter or of himself . A man who has debauched his
friend ' s ...
On Thursday , April 11th , I dined with him at general Paoli ' s , in whose house I
now resided , and where I had ever afterwards the honour of being entertained
with the kindest attention as his constant guest , while I was. r Sir Edward Barry ...
He was an aged gentleman , formerly a military chaplain , and a man of high
spirit and honour . Johnson was satisfied that the judgement was wrong , and
dictated to me the following argument in confutation of it . “ Of the censure
... while we were sitting quietly by ourselves at his house in an evening , took
occasion to open my plan thus : - “ Mr . Dilly , sir , sends his respectful
compliments to you , and would be happy if you would do him the honour to dine
with him on ...
And then , madam , be pleased to consider my situation : I carried the message ,
and I assured Mr . Dilly that Dr . Johnson was to come ; and no doubt he has
made a dinner , and invited a company , and boasted of the honour he expected
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