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If you , sir , have any opportunity of enforcing these reasons , you may perhaps
think them worthy of consideration : but whatever you determine , I most
respectfully entreat that you will be pleased to pardon for this intrusion , sir , “
Your most ...
Dr . Taylor had put him in mind of his appearing pleased with the house . “ But , ”
said he , “ that was when lord Scarsdale was present . Politeness obliges us to
appear pleased with a man ' s works when he is present . No man will be so ill ...
He was much pleased with my paying so great attention to his recommendation
in 1763 , the period when our acquaintance began , that I should keep a journal ;
and I could perceive he was secretly pleased to find so much of the fruit of his ...
A man may have a strong reason not to drink wine ; and that may be greater than
the pleasure , Wine makes a man better pleased with himself . I do not say that it
makes him more pleasing to others . Sometimes it does . But the danger is , that ...
I allow it is something to please one ' s company ; and people are always pleased
with those who partake pleasure with them . But after a man has brought himself
to relinquish the great personal pleasure which arises from drinking wine , any ...
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