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Is the question about the negro determined ? Has sir Allan any reasonable hopes
? What is become of poor Macquarry ? Let me know the event of all these
litigations . I wish particularly well to the negro and sir Allan . “ Mrs . Williams has
I hope I need not tell you that I wish it success . — But do not indulge hope . - Tell
nobody . ” It happened luckily that Mr . Allen was pitched on to assist in this
melancholy office , for he was a great friend of Mr . Akerman , the keeper of
I wish you may find yourself in a humour to do me this favour ; but I flatter myself
with no strong hope of it ; for I have observed , that , unless upon very serious
occasions , your letters to me are not answers to those which I write , ” [ I then ...
I could not agree with him in this . Sir John Pringle had expressed a wish that I
would ask Dr . Johnson ' s opinion what were the best English sermons for style .
I took an opportunity to - day of mentioning several to him . Atterbury ? JOHNSON
Wish ! why yes . If it rained knowledge , I ' d hold out my hand ; but I would not
give myself the trouble to go in quest of it . ” There was no arguing with him at the
moment . Some time afterwards he said , “ Lord Marchmont will call on me , and ...
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