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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
We then talked of marrying women of fortune ; and I mentioned a common remark
, that a man may be , upon the whole , richer by marrying a woman with a very
small portion , because a woman of fortune will be proportionably expensive ...
He upon another occasion , when a friend mentioned to him several
extraordinary facts , as communicated to him before knew how much I was
respected by these gentlemen : they told me none of these things . ” He had been
in company 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 ...
I mentioned Mr . Maclaurin ' s uneasiness on account of a degree of ridicule
carelessly thrown on his deceased father , in Goldsmith ' s History of Animated
Nature , in which that celebrated mathematician is represented as being subject
to fits ...
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