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I shall afterwards have occasion to consider the extensive and varied range
which Johnson took , when he was once led upon ground which he trod with a
peculiar delight , having long been intimately acquainted with all the
circumstances of it ...
For , sir , you are to consider , that all those who think a king has a right to his
crown , as a man has to his estate , which is the just opinion , would be for
restoring the king who certainly has the hereditary right , could he be trusted with
it ; in ...
ance to me , which Johnson was pleased to consider with friendly attention . I had
long complained to him that I felt myself discontented in Scotland , as too narrow
a sphere , and that I wished to make my chief residence in London , the great ...
heart to consider that there was not one in all that brilliant circle that was not
afraid to go home and think , but that the thoughts of each individual there would
be distressing when alone . ” This reflection was experimentally just . The feeling
You must consider , madam ; beforehand they may be bad , as well as good .
Nobody has a right to put another under such a difficulty , that he must either hurt
the person by telling the truth , or hurt himself by telling what is not true . ” Boswell
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