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Sir , it is of so much more consequence that truth should be told , than that
individuals should not be made uneasy , that it is much better that the law does
not restrain writing freely concerning the characters of the dead . Damages will
be given ...
My knowledge of physick , ” he added , “ I learnt from Dr . James , whom I helped
in writing the proposals for his dictionary , and also a little in the dictionary itselfm
. I also learnt from Dr . Lawrence , but was then grown more stubborn .
He also engaged to write several of the lives ; which , as we are told , he
accordingly performed . He was further useful in striking out the jacobitical and
tory sentiments which Shiels had industriously interspersed wherever he could
bring them ...
work which was not written by Addison ; for there was all the world to write that
half , yet not a half of that half is good . One of the finest pieces in the English
language is the paper on novelty , yet we do not hear it talked of . It was written by
This observation seems not just , considering for how many ages books were
preserved by writing alonet The same ... Merely to read and write was a
distinction at first ; but we see when reading and writing have become · The
author did not ...
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