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take place , of which he had entertained some doubt , on account of the loss
which they had suffered ; and his doubts afterwards appeared to be well founded
. He observed , indeed very justly , that “ their loss was an additional reason for
His noble pupil appeared against him , and he was capitally convicted . Johnson
told me that Dr . Dodd was very little acquainted with bim , having been but once
in his company , many years previous to this period , ( which was precisely the ...
It is more probable that he should assume an appearance of ease , than that so
very improbable a thing should be , as a man not afraid of going ... The horrour of
death , which I had always observed in Dr . Johnson , appeared strong to - night .
1716 , on a young lady who appeared at a masquerade , habillée en jésuite ,
during the fierce contentions of the followers of Molinos and Jansenius
concerning free will : On s ' étonne ici que Caliste Ait pris l ' habit de Moliniste :
Puisque cette ...
... in which he slept ; and from general Hall , who very courteously invited him to
dine with him , where he appeared to be very well pleased with his entertainment
, and the civilities he received on the part of the general 2 : the attention likewise
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