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had given him a disgust to marriage ; but by taking a second wife he pays the
highest compliment to the first , by showing that she made him so happy as a
married man that he wishes to be so a second time . ” So ingenious a turn did he
Why , sir , ideas must be given you by means of something which you know : and
as to musick , there are some philosophers and divines who have niaintained
that we shall not be spiritualized to such a degree , but that something of matter ...
Johnson , on whom I happened to call in the morning , said , he would join us ,
which he did , and we spent a very agreeable day , though I recollect but little of
what passed . He said , “ Walpole was a minister given by the King to the people
No name is yet given it . The chief diversion arises from a stratagem by which a
lover is made to mistake his future father - in - law ' s house for an inn . This , you
see , borders upon farce . The Dialogue is quick and gay , and the incidents are ...
5 [ The offence given was a long abusive letter in the London Packet . A particular
account of this transaction , and Goldsmith ' s Vindication ( for such it was , rather
than an Apology ) , may be found in the new Life of tbat Poet , prefixed to his ...
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