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Where aught of bright or fair the piece displays , Approve it only ; — ' tis too late to
praise . If want of skill or want of care appear , Forbear to hiss ; — the poet cannot
hear . By all , like him , must praise and blame be found , At last , a fleeting ...
time on the evening before the day of his execution , with five hundred pounds in
his pocket , ready to be paid to late ; for he was watched with much
circumspection . He said , Dodd ' s friends had an image of him made of wax ,
which was to ...
Sir William Scott informs me , that upon the death of the late lord Lichfield , who
was chancellor of the university of Oxford , he said to Johnson , “ What a pity it is ,
sir , that you did not follow the profession of the law . You might have been lord ...
... The fact , notwithstanding such denial , ( bishop Warburton ' s , ) might have
been strictly verified by an unexceptionable testimony , viz . that of the late lord
Bathurst , who saw the very same system of the tò Bé twv ( taken from the
archbishop ) ...
Dear Sir , — In the year 1763 , being at London , I was carried by Dr . John Blair ,
prebendary of Westminster , to dine at old lord Bathursts ; where we found the
late Mr . Mallet , sir James Porter , who had been ambassadour at Constantinople
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