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Mrs. THRALE : “ What then , · Alluding , as Hallam pointed out to Croker , to the description of the parting between Lord and Lady Russell : “ He great in this last act of his life , but she greater . " a " THE SPECTATOR ' 3 > > > Sir ...
There does not however appear to have been any foundation for Fitzherbert's sarcasm ; both Walpole and Burke bear the strongest testimony to his wit . i Croker believed Burke to be “ the eminent public character , " and the “ friend of ...
... Mr. ( afterwards Sir W. ) Pepys , a Master in Chancery , a frequent visitor at Streatham , between whom and Johnson there was no good will . Croker . ON SUICIDES 17 - an officer who had actually lived 16 BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON.
He drowned himself before the trial . See Pope's Prologue to the Satires“ Let Budgell charge low Grub - street on his quill , And write whate'er he please , except my will . ” Croker . 2 On the Douglas Cause . See Vol . I. p .
... and form part of an allusion to the Royal Society . Croker . 3 I formerly thought that I had perhaps mistaken the word , and imagined it to be corps , from its similarity of sound to the real BOSWELL AT THE CLUB ...
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