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To one of the very fortunate persons whom I have mentioned , namely , Mr .
Wedderburne , now lord Loughborough , I must do the justice to relate , that I
have been assured by another early acquaintance of his , old Mr . Macklin , who
He associated with persons the most widely different in manners , abilities , rank ,
and accomplishments . He was at once the companion of the brilliant colonel
Forrester of the guards , who wrote The Polite Philosopher , and of the awkward ...
It was this : that “ the law against usury is for the protection of creditors as well as
debtors ; for if there were no such check , people would be apt , from the
temptation of great interest , to lend to desperate persons , by whom they would
lose their ...
This very piece was , after his death , published by some person who had been
about him , and , for the sake of a little hasty profit , was fallaciously advertised so
as to make it be believed to have been written by Johnson himself . I said , I ...
... unfortunately embarked for Dublin , on an engagement for one of the theatres
there : but the ship was cast away , and every person on board perished . ... the
earl of Drogheda , with many other persons of consequence and property .
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