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This being mentioned to Johnson , he accepted of an invitation to dinner at
Thrale ' s , and was so much pleased with his reception , both by Mr . and Mrs .
Thrale , and they so much pleased with him , that his invitations to their house
And whatever money he had by him , he knew that it was not demanded
elsewhere , but that he might safely employ it as he pleased . “ His example was
confined , by the sequestered place of bis abode , to the observation of few ,
though his ...
His Majesty having been informed of bis occasional visits , was pleased to signify
a desire that he should be told when Dr . Johnson came next to the library .
Accordingly , the next time that Johnson did come , as soon as he was fairly
Every man has a lurking wish to appear considerable in his native place ; and I
was pleased with the dignity conferred by such a testimony of your regard . “ Be
pleased , therefore , to accept the thanks ∆TAT . 62 . DR . JOHNSON . 143.
BE pleased to accept of my best thanks for your Journey to the Hebrides , ' which
came to me by last night ' s post . I did really ask the favour twice ; but you have
been even with me by granting it so speedily . Bis dat qui citÚ dat . Though ill of a
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