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He seemed to me to hesitate as to the intended Italian tour , on which , I flattered
myself , he and Mrs . Thrale and Dr . Johnson were soon to set out ; and therefore
I pressed it as much as I could . I mentioned that Mr . Beauclerk had said , that ...
I mentioned a new gaming club , of which Mr . Beauclerk had given me an
account , where the members played to a desperate extent . JOHNSON . “
Depend upon it , sir , this is mere talk . Who is ruined by gaming ? You will not
find six ...
Mr . Murphy mentioned Dr . Johnson ' s having a design to publish an edition of
Cowley . ' Johnson said , he did not know but he should ; and he expressed his
disapprobation of Dr . Hurd , for having published a mutilated edition , under the ...
He mentioned what had passed upon the subject of the Monthly and Critical
Reviews , in the conversation with which his majesty had honoured him . He
expatiated a little more on them this evening . “ The Monthly reviewers , ” said he ,
“ are ...
He mentioned particularly Mr . Ince , who used to frequeut Tom ' s coffee - house .
“ But , ” said Johnson , “ you must consider how highly Steele speaks of Mr . Ince .
” He would not allow that the paper on carrying a boy to travel , signed Philip ...
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The texts themselves are priceless, but the translations in this volume are seriously dated and often obscure the meaning of the Greek - especially worthy of disdain are the Aristophanes translations ... Read full review
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