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You will now have Mr . Boswell home : it is well that you have him ; he has led a
wild life ; I have taken him to Lichfield , and he has followed Mr . Thrale to Bath .
Pray take care of him , and tame him . The only thing in which I have the honour
James Boswell. friend Mr . Boswell . I shall always continue , with the truest
esteem , dear doctor , “ Your much obliged , “ And obedient humble servant , “
ALEXANDER DICK ! . ” TO JAMES BOSWELL , ESQ . “ DEAR SIR , - It is so long
since I ...
house at a very seasonable time , and that it may conduce to restore or establish
Mrs . Boswell ' s health , as well as provide room and exercise for the young ones
. That you and your lady may both be happy , and long enjoy your happiness ...
BOSWELL . “ But he is not restless . ” JOHNSON . “ Sir , he is only locally at rest .
A chymist is locally at rest ; but his mind is hard at work . This gentleman has
done with external exertions . It is too late for him to engage in distant projects .
James Boswell. tool - making animal . ” JOHNSON . “ But many a man never
made a tool : and suppose a man without arms , he could not make a tool . ”
Talking of drinking wine , he said , “ I did not leave off wine because I could not
bear it : I ...
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