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How much it is in your power to favour or to forward a young man I do not know ;
nor do I know how much this candidate deserves favour by his personal merit , or
what hopes his proficiency may now give of future eminence . I recommend him ...
remembered , that he enjoyed in his life the favour of your majesty . « The
tumultuary life of princes seldom permits them to survey the wide extent of
national interest , without losing sight of private merit ; to exhibit qualities which
may be ...
thanks for my application to archbishop Cornwallis in favour of poor De Groot .
He rejoices at the success it met with , and is lavish in the praise he bestows
upon his favourite , Hugo Grotius . I am really sorry that I cannot find this letter , as
it is ...
The same year Dr . Johnson not only wrote to Dr . Joseph Warton in favour of Dr .
Burney ' s youngest son. d This alludes to an edition of the memoirs of Socrates ,
on which Dr . Edwards was then engaged — but which was not published until ...
in favour of Dr . Burney ' s youngest son , who was to be placed in the college of
Winchester , but accompanied him when he went thither . We surely cannot but
admire the benevolent exertions of this great and good man , especially when we
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