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... day of his death . Mrs . Thrale was enchanted with Johnson ' s conversation for
its own sake , and 9 Mrs . Piozzi ' s Anccdotes , p . 279 . ple . Mr . Thras Madam ,
or my tion Mrs . Thra had also a very allowable vanity in appearing to be ÆTAT .
Talking of bird rington ' s ingenion tion of their m have as good en cocks as can b
cast eyes , afraid to encounter thaed ; - - JOHNSON . whose vote and influence
be inject of commerce , ered . He will hate his r that is to increase him , and his ...
... that had been an arbitrary act , which had seemed to be best in the
embarrassed state of affairs at that time ; and the fact was , that upon a fair
computaVOL . II . Ε Ε tion of the value of land and money at the ÆTÁT . 67 . DR .
JOHNSON . 417.
tion of the value of land and money at the time , applied to the estate and the
burthens upon it , there was nothing given the heir male but the skeleton of an
estate . “ The plea of conscience ( said his Lordship ) , which you put , is a most ...
We were to bimor Mr . and you are mal tion , if Lord Bute had never been minister
, or had never resigned . ” In the evening we went to the Town Hall , which was
converted into a temporary theatre , and saw “ Theodosius , " with « The Stratford
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