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Why to eat and drink together , and to promote kindness ; and , sir , this is better
done when there is no solid conversation : for when there is , people differ in
opinion , and get into bad humour ; or some of the company , who are not
capable of ...
I thanked him with great warmth for all his kindness . “ Sir , ” said he , " you are .
very welcome . Nobody repays it with more . ” How very false is the notion that
has gone round the world , of the rough and passionate and harsh manners of
Do not teach the young ones to dislike me , as you dislike me yourself ; but let me
at least have Veronica ' s kindness , because she is my acquaintance . " Besides
this Latin epitaph , Johnson honoured the memory of his friend Goldsmith with ...
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 ...
He is the son of a man for whom I have long had a kindness , and who is now
abroad in distress . I shall be glad that you will be pleased to show him any little
countenance , or pay him any small distinction . How much it is in your power to ...
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