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Campbell is radically right ; and we may hope , that in time there will be good practice . ” He owned that he thought Hawkesworth was one of his imitators , but he did not think Goldsmith was . Goldsmith , he said , had great merit .
I hope you shall know a great deal more of me before you write my Life . ” He mentioned to me this day many circumstances , which I wrote down when I went home , and have interwoven in the former part of this narrative .
By what prudence or what diligence can he hope to conciliate the affections of that party by whose defeat he has obtained his living ? Every man who voted against him will enter the church with hanging head and downcast eyes , afraid to ...
I hope he has left me a legacy . I'd have his will turned into verse , like a ballad . ” In this playful manner did he run on , exulting in his own pleasantry , which certainly was not such as might be expected from the author of the ...
My eye is gradually growing stronger ; and I hope will be able to take some delight in the survey of a Caledonian loch . “ Chambers is going a judge , with six thousand a year , to Bengal . He and I shall come down together as far as ...
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