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In autumn he went to Oxford , Birmingham , Lichfield , and Ashbourne , for which
very good reasons might be given in the conjectural ' yet positive manner of
writers , who are proud to account for every event which they relate . He himself ...
I am here ; but why am I here ? on my way to Lichfield , where I believe Mrs.
Aston will be glad to see me . We have known each other long , and , by
consequence , are both old ; and she is paralytick ; and if I do not see her soon , I
no more in ...
Every body inquires after you and Queeney ; but whatever [ Miss ) Burney may
think of the celerity of fame , the name of Evelina had never been heard at
Lichfield till I brought it . I am afraid my dear townsmen will be mentioned in future
LUCY PORTER , IN LICHFIELD . “ London , 2d March , 1782 . “ DEAR MADAM ,
—I went away from Lichfield ill , and have had a troublesome time with my breath
. For some weeks I have been disordered by a cold , of which I could not get the ...
But I hope that the spring will recover me , and that in the summer I shall see
Lichfield again , for I will not delay my visit another year to the end of autumn . “ I
have , by advertising , found poor Mr. Levett's brothers , in Yorkshire , who will
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