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27 : “ There was nothing ostentatious or affected in it , but all was a natural
expression of a heart deeply impressed with a sense of so awful a situation . ” To
have deceived so acute a mind as Mrs . Carter ' s required no ordinary versatility
People were willing to think well of every thing about + See Dr . Johnson ' s final
opinion concerning Dr . Dodd , in vol . iv , under April 18 , 1783 . - MALONE . him
. A gentleman was making an affected rant , 134 THE LIFE OF [ 1777 .
James Boswell. him . A gentleman was making an affected rant , as many people
do , of great feelings about his dear son , ' who was at school near London ; how
anxious he was lest he might be ill , and what he would give to see him .
But have those dismal circumstances at all affected me ? Why then should the
gloomy scenes which I experience , or which I know , affect others ? Let us guard
against imagining that there is an end of felicity upon earth , when we ourselves ...
_ " Why , ” replied Garrick , with an affected indifference , yet as if standing on
tiptoe , “ lord Camden has this moment left me . We have had a long walk
together . ” Johnson . “ Well , sir , Garrick talked very properly . Lord Camden was
a little ...
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