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Dr. Adams mentioned to Mr. Robert Dodsley that he was sorry Johnson had written his letter to Lord Chesterfield . Dodsley , with the true feelings of trade , said " he was very sorry too ; for that he had a property in the Dictionary ...
Johnson having now explicitly avowed his opinion of Lord Chesterfield , did not refrain from expressing himself concerning ... This man ( said he ) I thought had been a Lord among wits ; but , I find , he is only a wit among Lords !
the following persons , now dead , were members of it : Mr. Dunning , afterwards Lord Ashburton , ) Mr. Samuel Dyer , Mr. Garrick , Dr. Shipley Bishop of St. Asaph , Mr. Vesey , Mr. Thomas Warton , and Dr Adam Smith .
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