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“ Why , you know , Sir , there came a man from Spain to see Livy ; ' and Corelli came to England to see Purcell , a and when he heard he was dead , went directly back again to Italy . ' Johnson . ' I should not have wished to be dead to ...
Mr. Beauclerk said , ' It was alledged that he had borrowed also from another Italian authour . ' JOHNSON . ' Why , Sir , all who go to look for what the Classicks have said of Italy , must find the same passages ;: and I should think ...
A journey to Italy was still in his thoughts . He said , ' A man who has not been in Italy , is always conscious of an inferiority , from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see . The grand object of travelling is to ...
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