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... a romance praised by Cervantes ; but did not like it much . He said , he read it
for the language , by way of preparation for his Italian expedition . - We lay this
night at Loughborough . On Thursday , March 28th , we pursued our journey .
He praised the ladies of the present age , insisting that they were more faithful to
their husbands , and more virtuous in every respect , than in former times ,
because their understandings were better cultivated . It was an undoubted proof
of his ...
Mr . Murray praised the ancient philosophers for the candour and good humour
with which those of different sects disputed with each other . Johnson . “ Sir , they
disputed with good humour , because they were not in earnest THE LIFE OF ...
My friend Mr . Const , whom I delight in having an opportunity to praise , not only
for his abilities but his manners ; a gentleman whose ancient German blood has
been mellowed in England , and who may be truly said to unite the baron and the
He would not allow me to praise a lady then at Bath ; observing , “ She does not
gain upon me , sir ; I think her empty - headed . ” He was indeed a stern. c I am
sorry that there are no memoirs of the reverend Robert Blair , the author of this ...
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