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“ Mr. Langton and he having gone to see a Freemason's funeral procession , when they were at Rochester , and some solemn musick being played on French - horns , he said , “ This is the first time that I have ever been affected by ...
One evening when he and Mr. Burke and Mr. Langton were in company together , and the admirable scolding of Timon of Athens was mentioned , this instance of Johnson's was quoted , and thought to have at least equal excellence .
We talked of our worthy friend Mr. Langton . He said , “ I know not who will go to Heaven if Langton does not . Sir , I could almost say , Sit anima mea cum Langtono . " I mentioned a very eminent friend as a virtuous man . JOHNSON .
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