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... time laughing and exulting . I told him that I had several times , when in Italy ,
seen the experiment of placing a scorpion within a circle of burning coals ; that it
ran round and round in extreme pain ; and finding no way 62 THE LIFE OF 1768 .
There is a prodigious difference between the external form of one of your
Presbyterian churches in Scotland and a church in Italy ; yet the doctrine taught is
essentially the same . ” I mentioned the petition to Parliament for removing the ...
8 Speaking of Addison ' s Remarks on Italy in the “ Journal of a Tour to the
Hebrides , ” ( p . 320 , 3d edit . ) he says , “ it is ... name would not have lived .
Addison does not seem to bave gone deep into Italian literature : be shows
nothing of it in ...
It would seem ( be added ) , that Addison had not acquired much Italian learning ,
for we do not find it introduced into his ... Why , sir , all who go to look for what the
Classicks have said of Italy , must find the same passages ' ; and I should think ...
My counsel you may have when you are pleased to require it ; but of my coinpany
, you cannot in the next month have much , for Mr . Thrale will take me to Italy , he
says , on the first of April . “ Let me warn you very earnestly against scruples .
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