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JOHNSON ' London , March 4 , 1773. ' On Saturday , April 3 , the day after my arrival in London this year , I went to his house late in the evening , and sat with Mrs. Williams till he came home . I found in the London Chronicle ...
edition of the Poets , printing by the Martins at Edinburgh , and to be sold by Bell , in London . Upon examining the volumes which were printed , the type was found so extremely small , that many persons could not read them ; not only ...
I suggested a doubt , that if I were to reside in London , the exquisite zest with which I relished it in occasional visits might go off , and I might grow tired of it . JOHNSON . “ Why , Sir , you find no man , at all intellectual ...
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