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... I generally have a meat - pie on Sunday : it is baked at a public oven , which is very properly allowed , because one man can attend it ; and thus the advantage is obtained of not keeping servants from church to dress dinners .
What is the reason that women servants , though obliged to be at the expense of purchasing their own clothes , have much lower wages than men servants , to whom a great proportion of that article is furnished , and when in fact our ...
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 , " Johnson's Court , Fleet Street , July 5 , 1773 . " Write to me as soon as you can . Oxford . " " SAM . JOHNSON . Chambers is now at I again wrote to him , informing him that the ...
Beattie will not come I am , Sir , your most humble servant , so soon . " My compliments to your lady . " " TO THE SAME . " SAM . JOHNSON . " MR . JOHNSON sends his compliments to Mr. Boswell , being just arrived at Boyd's .
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