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He was treated with the utmost respect , and even affection . The vivacity of Mrs .
Thrale ' s literary talk roușed him to cheerfulness and exertion , even when they
were alone . But this was not often the case ; for he found here a constant ...
One evening at Mrs . Montagu ' s , where a splendid company was assembled ,
consisting of the most eminent literary characters , I thought he seemed highly
pleased with the respect and attention that were shown him , and asked him on
I have , from my respect for my friend Dr . Beattie , and regard to his extreme
sensibility , inserted the foregoing letter , though I cannot but wonder at bis
considering as any imputation a phrase commonly used among the best friends .
In the morning we had talked of old families , and the respect due to them .
JOHNSON . “ Sir , you have a right to that kind of respect , and are arguing for
yourself . I am for supporting the principle , and am disinterested in doing it , as I
have no ...
In republicks there is no respect for authority , but a fear of power . ” BoswELL . “
At present , sir , I think riches seem to gain most respect . ” JOHNson . “ No , sir ,
riches do not gain hearty respect ; they only procure external attention . A very
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