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9 This is the person concerning whom Sir John Hawkins has thrown out very
unwarrantable reflections both against Dr . Johnson and Mr . Francis Barber . 3 [
The Honourable Thomas Hervey , whose letter to ĘTAT , 58 . DR . JOHNSON .
Dr . John Campbell , the celebrated writer , took a great deal of pains to ascertain
this fact , and attempted to account for it on physical principles , from the effect of
effluvia from human bodies . Johnson , at another time , praised Macaulay for ...
When any body asks you who made your clothes , be pleased to mention John
Filby , at the Harrow , in Water Lane . ' ” JOHNSON . “ Why , sir , that was because
he knew the strange colour would attract crowds to gaze at it , and thus they ...
... nor Scotch , but something different from both , which I conclude is the
language of America . " BosweLL . “ It may be of use , sir , to have a Dictionary to
ascertain the pronunciation . ” JOHN• M 2 SON . “ Why , sir , my Dictionary shows
Dreamt - or – Sir John Friend meets me : " ( here the very day on which he was
killed was mentioned . ) Prendergast had been connected with Sir John Friend ,
who was executed for high treason . General Oglethorpe said he was with
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