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Yesterday I came to Ashbourne , and last night I had very little rest . Dr. Taylor
lives on milk , and grows every day better , and is not wholly without hope . Every
body inquires after you and Queeney ; but whatever [ Miss ) Burney may think of ...
Sir , –Our old friend , Mr. Levett , who was last night eminently cheerful , died this
morning . The man who lay in the same room , hearing an uncommon noise , got
up and tried to make him speak , but without effect . He then called Mr. Holder ...
The busy day , the peaceful night , Unfelt , uncounted , glided by ; His frame was
firm , his powers were bright , Though now his eightieth year was nigh . “ Then ,
with no throbs of fiery pain , No cold gradations of decay , Death broke at once
At night , at Mrs. Thrale's , as I was musing in my chamber , I thought with
uncommon earnestness , that , however I might alter my mode of life , or
whithersoever I might remove , I would endeavour to retain Levett about me : in
the morning my ...
On Thursday night I slept with great tranquillity . On the next night ( 15 ) I took
diacodium , and had a most restless night . Of the next day I remember nothing ,
but that I rose in the afternoon , and saw Mrs. Lennox and Sheward 1 . “ Sunday
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