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To one of the very fortunate persons whom I have mentioned , namely , Mr .
Wedderburne , now lord Loughborough , I must do the justice to relate , that I
have been assured by another early acquaintance of his , old Mr . Macklin , who
He was struck with the elegance of his behaviour , and accounted for it thus : “ Sir
, he had passed his time , wbile in England , only in the best company ; so that all
of this , sir , lord Mulgrave and he dined one day at Streatham ; they sat with ...
I mentioned Mr . Solicitor ' s relation , lord Charles Hay , with whom I knew Dr .
Johnson had been acquainted . JOHNSON . “ I wrote something for lord Charles ;
and I thought he had nothing to fear from a court martial . I suffered a great loss ...
In my Letter to the people of Scotland , against diminishing the number of the
Lords of Session , published in 1785 , there is the following passage , which , as
a concise , and I hope a fair and rational state of the matter , I presume to quote ...
He was at once the companion of the brilliant colonel Forrester of the guards ,
who wrote The Polite Philosopher , and of the awkward and uncouth Robert
Levet ; of lord Thurlow , and Mr . Sastres the Italian master ; and has dined one
day with ...
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