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The same severity of torture was exercised on the earl of Athol , one of the murderers of king James the first of Scotland . Dr. Johnson at the same time favoured me by marking the lines which he furnished to Goldsmith's Deserted ...
I hope something will yet come on it . I am , sir , * Your most affectionate servant , “ Johnson's - court , Fleet - street , “ SAM . JOHNSON . May 10 , 1766. ” 60 After I had been some time in Scotland , I mentioned to him in a letter ...
It seems some of the members of the society in Scotland for propagating christian knowledge had opposed the scheme of translating the holy scriptures into the Erse or Gaelic language , from political considerations ÆTAT . 57. ] DR .
I found that Dr. Johnson had sent a letter to me to Scotland , and that I had nothing to complain of but his being more indifferent to my anxiety than I wished him to be . Instead of giving , with the circumstances of time and place ...
... was to him a verse : Lay your knife and your förk across your plāte . As he wrote a great number of verses , he sometimes by chance made good ones , though he did not know it . ” He renewed his promise of coming to Scotland , and ...
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