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Concerning her is the following letter . TO GEORGE STEEVENS , ESQ . “ DEAR
SIR , — You will be glad to hear that from Mrs . Goldsmith , whom we lamented as
drowned , I have received a letter , full of gratitude to us all , with promise to ...
I am really sorry that I cannot find this letter , as it is worthy of the writer . That
wbich I send you enclosed f is at your service . It is very short , and will not
perhaps be thought of any consequence , unless you should judge proper to
consider it as ...
I found a letter to Dr . Johnson from Dr . Dodd , May 23d , 1777 , in wbich the
Convict ' s Address seems clearly to be meant : “ I am so penetrated , my ever
dear sir , with a sense of your , extreme benevolence towards me , that I cannot
This letter was brought to Dr . Johnson when in church . He stooped down and
read it , and wrote , when he went home , the following letter for Dr . Dodd to the
king . “ SIR , — May it not offend your majesty , that the most miserable of men ...
I will write a letter to you upon the subject of the unlucky contest of that day , and
you will be kind enough to put in writing , as an answer to that letter , what you
have now said ; and as lord Percy is to dine with us at general Paoli ' s soon , I
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