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I remember one Angel , who came to me to write for him a a > 1 The compliment will be found in Hastings ' speech to Miss Neville , act ii . , an allusion to the Royal Marriage Act recently passed owing to the marriages of the Duke of ...
B. Much pleasant conversation passed , which Johnson relished with great. 2 The lines are in the Annus Mirabilis , and form part of an allusion to the Royal Society . Croker . 3 I formerly thought that I had perhaps mistaken the word ...
Much pleasant conversation passed , which Johnson relished with great good humour . But his conversation alone , or what led to it , or was interwoven with it , is the business of this work . On Saturday , May 1 , we dined by ourselves ...
“ We hear it sometimes urged , that this original right is passed out of memory , and is obliterated and obscured by many translations of property and changes of government ; that scarce any church is now in the hands of the heirs of ...
Johnson perceived this , and said aside to some of us : " I'll make Goldsmith forgive me " ; and then called to him in a loud voice , “ Dr. Goldsmith , something passed ...
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