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titude of Mr . Wedderburne and general Fraser , who had been much obliged to
him when they were young Scotchmen entering upon life in England . JOHNSON
. “ Why , sir , a man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have ...
Mr . Murray suggested , that the author should be obliged to show some sort of
evidence , though he would not require a strict legal proof : but Johnson firmly
and resolutely opposed any restraint whatever , as adverse to a free investigation
A man who has debauched his friend ' s daughter is not obliged to say to every
body — “ Take care of me ; don ' t let me into your house without suspicion . I
once debauched a friend ' s daughter . I may debauch yours . ' ” Mr . Thrale called
On the 26th of April I went to Bath ; and , on my arrival at the Pelican inn , found
lying for me an obliging invitation from Mr . and Mrs . Thrale , by whom I was
agreeably entertained almost constantly during my stay . They were gone to the
Sir , I am obliged to Mr . Dilly . I will wait upon him — ” BOSWELL . “ Provided , sir
, I suppose , that the company which he is to have is agreeable to you . "
JOHNSON . “ What do you mean , sir ? What do you take me for ? Do you think I
am so ...
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