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How much it is in your power to favour or to forward a young man I do not know ; nor do I know how much this candidate deserves favour by his personal merit , or what hopes his proficiency may now give of future eminence .
letter to Johnson , asking him to employ his pen in favour of Dodd . Mr. Allen , the printer , who was Johnson's landlord and next neighbour in Bolt - court , and for whom he had much kindness , was one of Dodd's friends , of whom ...
If Mrs. Langton comes to London , she will favour me with a visit , for I am not well enough to go out . ” “ To OzIAS HUMPHRY , Esq . SIR , “ MR . HOOLE has told me with what benevolence you listened to a request which I was almost ...
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