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For , Sir , you are to consider , that all those who think a King has a right to his crown , as a man has to his estate , which is the just opinion , would be for restoring the King who certainly has the hereditary right , could he be ...
We entered seriously upon a question of much importance to me , which Johnson was pleased to consider with friendly attention . I had long complained to him that I felt myself discontented in Scotland , as too narrow a sphere , and that ...
When I warmly declared how happy I was at all times to hear him ; — “ Yes , Sir , ( said he ) ; but if you were Lord Chancellor , it would not be so : you would then consider your own dignity . ” There was much truth and knowledge of ...
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