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... his edition of Shakspeare , which , if it had no other merit but that of producing
his Preface , in which the excellences and defects of that immortal bard are
displayed with a masterly hand , the nation would have had no reason to
He had no land except the two or three small fields which I have said he rented ;
and , instead of gaining any thing by their produce , I have reason to think he lost
by them ; however , they furnished him with no further assistance towards his ...
What I could do , I would do for the woman , having no great reason to pay much
regard to Heely himself ' . “ I believe you may receive some intelligence from Mrs .
Baker , of the theatre , whose. 9 This is the person concerning whom Sir John ...
A lady of Norfolk , by a letter to my friend Dr . Bur· ney , has favoured me with the
following solution : “ Now for the explication of this seeming mystery , which is so
very obvious as , for that reason , to have escaped the penetration of Dr ...
8 I have since had reason to think that I was mistaken ; for I have been informed
by a lady , who was long intimate with her , and likely to be a more accurate
observer of such matters , that she had acquired such a niceness of touch as to
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