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I thought that the death of an old schoolfellow , and one with whom he had lived a
good deal in London , would have affected my fellow - traveller much : but he
only said , “ Ah ! poor Jamy . ” Afterwards , however , when we were in the chaise
Alas ! has it not gone to the industrious poor , whom it is better to support than the
idle poor ? You are much surer that you are doing good when you pay money to
those who work , as the recompense of their labour , than when you give money ...
What passed between me and poor Dr . Dodd , you shall know more fully when
we meet . “ Of lawsuits there is no end : poor sir Allan must have another trial , for
which , however , his antagonist cannot be much blamed , having two judges on
Finding him thus engaged , I made my visit very short , and had no more of his
conversation , except his expressing a serious regret that a friend of ours was
living at too much expense , considering how poor an appearance he made : “ If ...
We talked of the state of the poor in London . JohnSON . “ Saunders Welch the
justice , who was once highconstable of Holborn , and had the best opportunities
of kuowing the state of the poor , told me that I underrated the number when I ...
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