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Mr. Sheridan here at once did honour to his taste and to his liberality of sentiment , by showing that he was not prejudiced from the unlucky difference which had taken place between his worthy father and Dr. Johnson .
“ Sir , ( said he , ) I should think it a great honour to see Dr. Johnson here . allow me to send for him ? ” Availing myself of this opening , I said that “ I would go myself and bring him , when he had drunk tea ; he knew nothing of ...
No , upon my word , ( replied the other , ) I see no honour in it , whatever you may do . — Well , Sir , ( returned Mr. Johnson , sternly ) if you do not see the honour , I am sure I feel the disgrace . ' “ This is all sophisticated .
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