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This afternoon I have had very high satisfaction by receiving your kind letter of enquiry , for which I most gratefully thank you . I am doubtful if it was right to make the experiment ; though I have gained by it .
“ TO JAMES BOSWELL , Esq . " DEAR SIR , “ Your last letter was not only kind but fond . But I wish you to get rid of all intellectual excesses , and neither to exalt your pleasures , nor aggravate your vexations , beyond their real and ...
I am very much obliged both to you and to your physicians for your kind attention to my disease . Dr. Gillespie has sent me an excellent consilium medicum , all solid practical experimental knowledge . I am at present , in the opinion ...
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