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He upon another occasion , when a friend mentioned to him several
extraordinary facts , as communicated to him before knew how much I was
respected by these gentlemen : they told me none of these things . ” He had been
in company with ...
... punished as a libel , because tending to a breach of the peace . There is ,
however , I believe , no modern decided case to that effect . In the king ' s bench ,
Trinity term , 1790 , the question occurred on occasion of an indictment , the King
The gentleman sent the money back to him , declaring he would not accept of it ;
and adding , that if Mr . — had occasion for five hundred pounds more , he would
lend it to him . He resolved to go out again to the East Indies , and make his ...
We went at seven to evening prayers at St . Clement ' s church , after having
drank coffee ; an indulgence which , I understood , Johnson yielded to on this
occasion in compliment to Thrale . On Sunday , April 7th , Easter - day , after
Mrs . Williams was very peevish ; and I wondered at Jobnson ' s patience with her
now , as I had often done on similar occasions . The truth is , that his humane
consideration of the forlorn and indigent state in which this lady was left by her ...
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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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