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As a dinner here was considered as a singular phenomenon , and as I was frequently interrogated on the subject , my readers may perhaps be desirous to know. 1 Afterwards Charles I. B. 1 “ By inscribing this slight performance to you ...
subject , my readers may perhaps be desirous to know our bill of fare . Foote , I remember , in allusion to Francis , the negro , was willing to suppose that our repast was black broth . But the fact was that we had a very good soup ...
GOLDSMITH : " It may , perhaps , be necessary for a native to be more cautious ; but a foreigner who comes among us without prejudice , may be considered as holding the place of a judge , and may speak his mind freely .
... “ Il a fait un compliment très gracieux à une certaine grande dame ; " meaning a Duchess of the first rank . I expressed a doubt whether Goldsmith intended it , in order that I might hear the truth from himself . It , perhaps , was ...
JOHNSON : “ Perhaps not , Sir . ” Boswell : “ What then is the reason for applying to a particular person to do that which any one may do as well ? do as well ? ” Johnson : JOHNSON : “ Why , Sir , one man has greater readiness at doing ...
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