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56 . criticism in the same manner with you . We must confess the faults of our
favourite to gain credit to our praise of his excellences . He that claims , either in
hiinself or for another , the honours of perfection will surely injure the reputation ...
And he afterwards observed to Mr . Langton , “ Sir , his manners are those of as
fine a gentleman as we may suppose ... to hear his account of this memorable
conversation , Dr . Joseph Warton , in his frank and lively manner , was very
No ! while I live , Corsica and the cause of the brave islanders shall ever employ
much of my attention , shall ever interest me in the sincerest manner . * * * * * * * “
I am , & c . “ JAMES BOSWELL . ” [ " TO MRS . LUCY PORTER , IN LICHFIELD .
Mrs . Williams made it with sufficient dexterity , notwithstanding her blindness ,
though her manner of satisfying herself that the cups were full enough appeared
to me a little awkward ; for I fancied she put her finger down a certain way , till she
The apology was written so much in Dr . Johnson ' s manner that both Mrs .
Williams and I supposed it to be his ; but when he came home , he soon
undeceived us . When he said to Mrs . Williams , “ Well , Dr . Goldsmith ' s
manifesto has got ...
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