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DEAR SIR , " In the year 1763 , being in London , I was carried by Dr. John Blair , Prebendary of Westminster , to dine at old Lord Bathurst's ; where we found the late Mr. Mallet , Sir James Porter , who had been Ambassadour at ...
On Tuesday , October 12 , I dined with him at Mr. Ramsay's , with Lord Newhaven , and some other company , none of whom I recollect , but a beautiful Miss Graham , a relation of his Lordship's , who asked Dr. Johnson to hob or nob with ...
He says , “ Except Lord Bathurst , none of Pope's noble friends were such as that a good man would wish to have his intimacy with them known to posterity . " This will not apply to Lord Mansfield , who was not ennobled in Pope's life ...
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