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But I wonder , sir , you have not more pleasure in writing than in not writing . ”
JOHNson . “ Sir , you may wonder . " He talked of making verses , and observed ,
“ The great difficulty is to know when you have made good ones . When
That sickness should suspend your correspondence I did not wonder ; but hoped
that it would be renewed at your recovery . “ Since you will not inform us where
you are , or how you live , I know not whether you desire to know any thing of us .
wonder. ,. with. most. that. hear. an. account. of. bis. economy. ,. upon an income
which , to many would appear indigent 28 1766 . THE LIFE OF “ His art of life
certainly deserves to be known ...
I wonder at that sir ; it is your native place . ” JOHNSON . “ Why so is Scotland
your native place . ” His prejudice against Scotland appeared remarkably strong
at this tinie . When I talked of our advancement in literature , “ Sir ( said he ) , you
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 .
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