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He said , he read it for the language , by way of preparation for his Italian
expedition . - We lay this night at Loughborough . On Thursday , March 28th , we
pursued our journey . I mentioned that old Mr . Sheridan complained of the
ingratitude of ...
I was glad to understand from him that it was still resolved that his tour to Italy with
Mr . and Mrs . Thrale should familiar to me from my childhood ; for it is to be found
in the Psalms in Metre , used in the churches ( I believe I should say kirks ) of ...
He seemed to me to hesitate as to the intended Italian tour , on which , I flattered
myself , he and Mrs . Thrale and Dr ... When I expressed an earnest wish for his
remarks on Italy , he said , “ I do not see that I could make a book upon Italy ; yet I
... and uncouth Robert Levet ; of lord Thurlow , and Mr . Sastres the Italian master
; and has dined one day with the beautiful , gay , and fascinating lady Craven ,
and the next with good Mrs . Gardiner , the tallow - chandler on Snow - hill . On
I was sorry to find it was now resolved that the proposed journey to Italy should
not take place this year . He said , “ I am disappointed , to be sure ; but it is not a
great disappointment . ” I wondered to see him bear , with a philosophical ...
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