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self Dr. Johnson said- The Man comI expressed a liking for Mr. Francis Osborne's works , pels me to treat him so . and asked him what he thought of that writer . He answered , ( H & 1 ] ' A conceited fellow .
He expressed to his friend Mr. Windham of Norfolk , his wonder at the extreme jealousy of the Scotch , and their resentment at having their country described by him as it really was ; when to say that it was a country as good as England ...
On my expressing my wonder at his discovering so much of the knowledge peculiar to different professions ... When I expressed a wish to know more about Mr. Ballow , Johnson said , ' Sir , I have seen him but once these twenty years .
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