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He then called to the boy , What would you give , my lad , to know about the Argonauts ? Sir , said the boy ) I would give what I have . " Johnson was much pleased with his answer , and we gave him a double fare .
His friends give him out as such , but I know not who of his friends are able to judge of it . GOLDSMITH . He is what is much better : he is a worthy humane man . Johnson . Nay , Sir , that is not to the purpose of our argument ...
I have undertaken to solicit you for a favour to him , which he thus requests in a letter to me : ' I intend soon to give you The Life of Robert Bruce , which you will be pleased to transmit to Dr. Johnson .
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