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Mr. Elphinston talked of a new book that was much admired , and asked Dr. Johnson if he had read it . JohnSON : “ I have looked into it . ” “ What , ” said Elphinston , “ have you not read it through ? ” Johnson , offended at being thus ...
ON SUICIDES 17 - an officer who had actually lived for some time in the wilds of America , of whom , when in that state , he quoted this reflection with an air of admiration , as if it had been deeply philosophical : “ Here am I ...
B. 2 Here is another instance of his high admiration of Milton as a poet , notwithstanding his just abhorrence of that sour Repubmore highly of him now than I did at twenty . (Ovid, Art. Am. iii. 339....
Sir , it is no matter , politically , whether the 1 Dr. Mayo's calm temper and steady perseverance , rendered him an admirable subject for the exercise of Dr. Johnson's powerful abilities . He never finched : but , after reiterated ...
Sir , it is no matter , politically , whether the , 1 Dr. Mayo's calm temper and steady perseverance , rendered him an admirable subject for the exercise of Dr. Johnson's powerful abilities . He never Ainched : but , after reiterated ...
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