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Next morning he sent the gentleman five hundred pounds , with an apology that it
was all he had in the world . The gentleman sent the money back to him ,
declaring he would not accept of it ; and adding , that if Mr . — had occasion for
Mr . Murphy said , he understood his history was kept back several years for fear
of Smollett . JOHNSON . “ This seems strange to Murphy and me , who never felt
that anxiety , but sent what we wrote to the press , and let it take its chance .
He told us , “ almost all his Ramblers were written just as they were wanted for
the press ; that he sent a certain portion of the copy of an essay , and wrote the
remainder while the former part of it was printing . When it was wanted , and he
I have sent two copies , but prefer the card . The dates must be settled by Dr .
Percy . " I am , sir , “ Your most humble servant , “ SAM . JOHNSON . “ May 16 ,
1776 . " TO THE SAME . . “ SIR , - Miss Reynolds has a mind to send the epitaph
to Dr ...
There is no danger of that complaint being made at present ; for I find it difficult for
me to write to you at all . [ Here an account of having been afflicted with a return
of melancholy , or had spirits . ] “ The boxes of books # which you sent to me are ...
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