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He afterwards wrote it down for me , by which means it was preserved , and now appears amongst his poems . Dr. Johnson , in his way home , stopped at my lodgings in THE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE 9 Piccadilly , and sat with.
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 ...
17th May , 1737 , cut his own throat ; and that it appears by Swift's Works , that the poem had been shewn to him , and received some of his corrections . Johnson had read Eugenio on his first coming to town , for we see it mentioned in ...
We find they disappear at a certain time of the year , and appear again at a certain time of the year ; and some of them , when weary in their flight , have been known to alight on the rigging of ships far out at sea .
He told me afterwards , that the impropriety was , that perhaps some of the company might have talked on the subject in such terms as might have shocked him ; or he might have been forced to appear in their eyes a narrow - minded man .
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