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Of late , an act of parliament has passed declaratory of their full right to one as
well as the other , in matter of libel ; and the bill having been brought in by a
popular gentlemana , many of his party have , in most extravagant terms ,
declaimed on ...
... handsome fortune , as it was reckoned , before means were found to acquire
those immense sums which have been brought from thence of late : " he was a
scholar , and an agreeable man , and lived very prettily in London till his wife
We sat together till it was too late for the afternoon service . Thrale said , he had
come with intention to go to church with us . We went at seven to evening prayers
at St . Clement ' s church , after having drank coffee ; an indulgence which , I ...
Ed . y See an ingenious essay on this subject by the late Dr . Moor , Greek
professor at Glasgow . - BOSWELL . See also a learned note on this passage of
Aristotle , by Mr . Twining , in his admirable translation of the Poeticks , in which
It having been mentioned , I know not with what truth , that a certain female
political writer , whose doctrines he disliked , had of late become very fond of
dress , sat hours together at her toilet , and even put on rouge ; - JOHNson . “ She
is better ...
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