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I called at his house in the evening , having promised to acquaint Mrs . Williams
of his safe return ; when , to my surprise , I found him sitting with her at tea , and ,
as I thought , not in a very good humour : for , it seems , when he bad got to Mr ...
... which , however , might partly be owing to his own honest pride — that dignity
of mind which is always jealous of appearing too compliant , On Sunday , March
31st , I called on him , and showed him as a curiosity which I had discovered , his
Those only who believed in revelation have been angry at having their faith
called in question ; because they only had something upon which they could rest
as matter of fact . ” MURRAY . " It seems to me that we are not angry at a man for
On Thursday , April 4th , having called on Dr. i Dr . Goldsmith was dead before Mr
. Maclaurin discovered the ludicrous errour . But Mr . Nourse , the bookseller who
was the proprietor of the work , upon being applied to by sir John Pringle ...
On Thursday , April 4th , having called on Dr . Johnson , I said , it was a pity that
truth was not so firm as to bid defiance to all attacks , so that it might be shot at as
much as people chose to attempt , and yet remain unhurt . Johnson . “ Then , sir ...
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