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I am , sir , “ Your most humble servant , “ SAM . JOHNSON . “ May 16 , 1776 . " TO
THE SAME . . “ SIR , - Miss Reynolds has a mind to send the epitaph to Dr .
Beattie : I am very willing ; but having no copy , cannot immediately recollect it .
I am , madam , “ Your most humble servant , “ SAM . JOHNSON . “ May 16 , 1776 .
" MR . BOSWELL TO DR . JOHNSON . “ Edinburgh , June 25 , 1776 . “ You have
formerly complained that my letters were too long . There is no danger of that ...
I do not now say any more , than that I am , with great kindness and sincerity ,
dear sir , “ Your humble servant , “ SAM . JOHNSON . “ July 2 , 1776 . “ It was last
year determined by lord Mansfield , in the court of king ' s bench , that a negro ...
You have heard of a man who asked no other favour of sir Robert Walpole , than
that he would bow to him at his levee . “ I am , sir , “ Your most humble servant , “
August 3 , 1776 . ” MR . BOSWELL TO DR . JOHNSON . “ Edinburgh , August 30
I am , sir , “ Your humble servant , “ SAM . JOHNSON8 . I again wrote to Dr .
Johnson on the 21st of October , informing him , that my father had , in the most
liberal manner , paid a large debt for me , and that I had now the happiness of
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