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I have a present for you from Lord Hailes ; the fifth book of “ Lactantius , ” which he has published with Latin notes . He is also to give you a few anecdotes for your “ Life of Thomson , " who I find was private tutor to the present ...
Whatever withdraws marginal line : us from the power of our senses , whatever makes the past , the distant , or the senses , whatever . . future , predominate over the present , advances us in the dignity of thinking frigid philosophy ...
i I told him , that I had been present the day before , when Mrs. Montague , the literary lady , sat to Miss Reynolds for her picture ; and that she said , “ she had bound up Mr. . That was eating the Gibbon's History without the last ...
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