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Opposition seems to despond ; and the dissenters , though they have taken
advantage of unsettled times , and a government much enfeebled , seem not
likely to gain any immunities . “ Dr . Goldsmith has a new comedy in rehearsal at
He added , “ I have often thought that after a man has taken the resolution to kill
himself , it is not courage in him to do any thing , however desperate , because he
has nothing to fear . " GOLDSMITH . “ I don ' t see that . ” JOHNSON . “ Nay , but ...
You promised me an inscription for a print to be taken from an historical picture of
Mary Queen of Scots being forced to resign her crown , which Mr . Hamilton at
Rome has painted for me . The two following have been sent to me : Maria ...
Now though the greater number is not corrupt , the greater weight is corrupt , so
that corruption predominates in the borough , ' taken collectively , though ,
perhaps , taken numerically , the greater part may be uncorrupt . That borough
which is ...
The sweetmeats taken by the . Marchioness Blanchetti , after observing that they
were dear . Mr . Le Roy , Count Manucci , the Abbé , the Prior , and Father Wilson
, who staid with me till I took him home in the coach . “ Bathiani is gone .
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