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In this he kept his word ; and Dr. Burney had not only the pleasure of gratifying his friend with a present more worthy of his acceptance than the segment ...
6 Though the account with which you favoured me in your last letter could not give me the pleasure that I wished , yet I was glad to receive it ; for my ...
... with my own little Jenny equal to the best : and in whatever can contribute to your quiet or pleasure , you have Lady Rothes ready to concur .
... though what are the pleasures of the longest life , when placed in ... gives me that pleasure which every man feels from finding himself not forgotten .
“ DEAR SIR , —The pleasure which we used to receive from each other on Good - Friday and Easter - day , we must be this year content to miss .
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