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GOLDSMITH : “ To be sure he should . ” JOHNSON : “ No , Sir ; he would give great offence . He would have to tell of almost all the living great what they do not wish told . ” GOLDSMITH : " It may , perhaps , be necessary for a native ...
Johnson : " I am not sure of that . His friends give him out as such , but I know not who of his friends are able to judge of it . ” GOLDSMITH : GOLDSMITH : “ He is what is much better : he is a worthy humane man .
He seldom comes where he is not more ignorant than any one else . ” SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS : “ Yet there is no man whose company is more liked . ” Johnson : “ To be sure , Sir . When people find “ a man of the most distinguished abilities ...
Mayo : “ He must be sure of its direction against the State . ” JOHNSON : “ The magistrate is to judge of that . — He has no right to restrain your thinking , because the evil centres in yourself . If a man were sitting at his table ...
MAYO : “ He must be sure of its direction against the State . ” . Johnson : “ The magistrate is to judge of that . — He has no right to restrain your thinking , because the evil centres in yourself . If a man were sitting at his table ...
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