By this was withered the early friendship between Charles Townshend and Akenside ; and many similar instances might be adduced . He said , “ It is commonly a weak man who marries for 2 love . " We then talked of marrying women 2 THE ...
Numerous instances to refute this will occur to all who are versed in the history of literature . He gave us one of the many sketches of character which were treasured in his mind , and which he was wont to produce quite unexpectedly in ...
You will not find six instances in an age . There is a strange rout made about deep play ; whereas you have many more people ruined by adventurous trade , and yet we do not hear such an outcry against it .
Accordingly there are instances of ladies being ruined , by having injudiciously sunk their fortunes for high annuities , which , after a few years , ceased to be paid , in consequence of the ruined ...
Talking of the reviews , Johnson said , “ I think them very impartial : I do not know an instance of partiality . ” He mentioned what had passed upon the subject of the Monthly and Critical Reviews , in the conversation with which his ...
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