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We called on Mr. Barret , the surgeon , and saw some of the originals as they were called , which were executed very artificially ; but from a careful inspection of them , and a consideration of the circumstances with which they were ...
I thought it very good liquor ; and said it was a counterpart of what is called Athol Porridge in the Highlands of Scotland , which is a mixture of whisky and honey . Johnson said , " that must be a better liquor than the Cornish ...
He mentioned a thing as not unfrequent , of which I had never heard before , --being called , that is , hearing one's name pronounced by the voice of a known person at a great distance , far beyond the possibility of being reached by ...
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