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On Saturday , April 25 , I dined with him at Sir Joshua Reynolds's , with the learned Dr. Musgrave , Counsellor Leland of Ireland , son to the historian , Mrs. Cholmondeley , and some more ladies . “ The Project , ” a new poem ...
On Saturday , April 7 , I dined with him at Mr. Hoole's with Governour Bouchier and Captain Orme , both of whom had been long in the East - Indies ; and being men of good sense and observation , were very entertaining .
On Monday , the roth , I dined with him at Mr. Paradise's , where was a large company ; Mr. Bryant , Mr. Joddrel , Mr. Hawkins Browne , & c . On Thursday , the 13th , I dined with him at Mr. Joddrel's , with another large company ...
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