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I am , Sir , your most obliged and most humble servant , “ SAM . JOHNSON . “ May 8 , 1773. " On Sunday , May 8 , I dined with Johnson at Mr. Langton's with Dr. Beattie and some other company . He descanted on the subject of Literary ...
I am , dear Sir , your affectionate humble servant , “ Sam . JOHNSON . “ Johnson's Court , Fleet Street , July 5 , 1773 . « Write to me as soon as you can . Chambers is now at Oxford . ” I again wrote to him , informing him that the ...
Beattie will not come I am , Sir , your most humble servant , “ Sam . JOHNSON . “ My compliments to your lady . ” SO soon . « TO THE SAME . ܪ 1 “ MR . JOHNSON sends his compliments to Mr. Boswell , being just arrived at Boyd's .
“ If you have Lesley's ' History of Scotland , ' or any other book about Scotland , except Boetius and Buchanan , it will be a kindness if you send them to , Sir , your humble servant , “ Sam . JOHNSON . “ Feb. 7 , 1774. " TO THE SAME .
I am , Sir , your humble servant , “ SAM . JOHNSON . « March 5 , 1774. " On the 5th of March I wrote to him , requesting his counsel whether I should this spring come to London . I stated to him on the one hand some pecuniary ...
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