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Why , sir , though you may know no science so well as to be able to teach it , and
no profession so well as to be able to follow it , your general mass of knowledge
of books and men renders you very capable to make yourself master of any ...
The loss is , I hope , the only misfortune of a family to whom no misfortune at all
should hapwill be , how he was able , with such an income , to do so much ,
especially when it is considered that he paid for every thing he had . He had no
as Mr . Johnson , I have not made an accurate search into these remains , to find
examples of what I am able to produce in poetical composition . We find in Plaut .
Rudens , act iii . scene , 4 . Nam huic alterĉ patria quĉ sit profecto nescio .
Pray now ( throwing himself back in his chair , and laughing ) , are you ever able
to bring the sloe to perfection ? " I boasted that we had the honour of being the
first to abolish the unhospitable , troublesome , and ungracious custom of giving ...
My northern friends have never been unkind to me : I have from you , dear sir ,
testimonies of affection which I have not often been able to excite ; and Dr .
Beattie rates the testimony which I was desirous of paying to his merit much
higher than I ...
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