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Francis announced that a large packet was brought to him from the post - office ,
said to have come from Lisbon , and it was charged seven pounds ten shillings .
He would not receive it , supposing it to be some trick , nor did he even look at it .
DEAR SIR , - Why do you talk of neglect ? When did I neglect you ? If you will
come to Bath , we shall all be glad to see you . Come , therefore , as soon as you
can . “ But I have a little business for you at London . Bid Francis look in the paper
Sir , sir ; I am obliged to you , sir , ” cried Johnson , bowing , and turning his head
to him with a look for some time of " surly virtue k , " but , in a short while , of
complacency . Foote being mentioned , Johnson said , “ He is not a good mimick
know the contents , that , when any question arises , you may know where to look
for information . “ Since I wrote , I have looked over Mr . Maclaurin ' s plea , and
think it excellent . How is the suit carried on ? If by subscription , I commission ...
O God , who hast ordained that whatever is to be desired should be sought by
labour , and who , by thy blessing , bringest honest labour to good effect , look
with mercy upon my studies and endeavours . Grant me , O Lord , to design only
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