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... from the copy of a letter , written by the late Mr . Strahan the printer , to Bishop
Warburton ; and from a minute , the original of wbich is among the papers of the
late Sir James Caldwell , and a copy of which was most obligingly obtained for
Reading the book with my ingenious friend , the late Reverend Mr . Christian , of
Docking - after ruminating a little , · The cause ( says he ) is a natural one . The
situation of St . Kilda renders a northeast wind indispensably necessary before a
In my first elation at being allowed the privilege of attending Dr . Johnson at his
late visits to this lady , which was like being è secretioribus consiliis , I willingly
drank cup after cup , as if it had been the Heliconian spring . But as the charm of ...
He declaimed all the morning , then went to dinner at a tavern , where he
commonly stayed late , and then drank his tea at some friend ' s house , over
which he loitered a great while , but seldom took supper . I fancy he must have
read and ...
Of the late Mr . Mallet he spoke with no great respect : said , he was ready for any
dirty job : that he had wrote against Byng at the instigation of the ministry , and
was equally ready to write for him , provided he found his account in it .
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