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He was struck with the elegance of his behaviour , and accounted for it thus : “ Sir
, he had passed his time , wbile in England , only in the best company ; so that all
of this , sir , lord Mulgrave and he dined one day at Streatham ; they sat with ...
... Ellis , a money scrivener behind the Royal Exchange , with whom I at one
period used to dine generally once a week i . ... and Mr . Sastres the Italian
master ; and has dined one day with the beautiful , gay , and fascinating lady
Craven , and ...
This gentleman , Mrs . Williams , and Mr . Levet , dined with us . Dr . Johnson
made a remark which both Mr . Macbean and I thought new . It was this : that “ the
law against usury is for the protection of creditors as well as debtors ; for if there ...
With some people , gloomy penitence is only madness turned upside down . A
man may be gloomy , till , in order to be relieved from gloom , he has recourse
again to criminal indulgences . ” On Wednesday , April 10th , I dined ...
On Thursday , April 11th , I dined with him at general Paoli ' s , in whose house I
now resided , and where I had ever afterwards the honour of being entertained
with the kindest attention as his constant guest , while I was. r Sir Edward Barry ...
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