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I am sure that effects still more salutary and important must follow from your kind
and intended favour . I will labour — God being my helper — to do justice to it
from the pulpit . I am sure , had I your sentiments constantly to deliver from thence
Ashbourne , Dr . Johnson recommended to me , as he had often done , to drink
water only ; “ For , ” said he , “ you are then sure not to get drunk ; whereas , if you
drink wine , you are never sure . ” I said , drinking wine was a pleasure which I ...
A great city is , to be sure , the school for studying life ; and · The proper study of
mankind is man , ' as Pope observes . ” BosweLL . “ I fancy London is the best
place for society ; though I have heard that the very first society of Paris is still ...
No man can be sure that his obedience and repentance will obtain salvation . ”
Mrs . KNOWLES . “ But divine intimation of acceptance may be made to the soul .
” JOHNson . “ Madam , it may ; but I should not think the better of a man who ...
He is sure he has been at Richmond ; he is sure he is six feet high : but he cannot
be sure he is wise , or that he has any other excellence . Then , all censure of a
man ' s self is oblique praise . It is in order to show how much he can spare .
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