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13 . 1785. Johnson's Prayers and Meditatons published by George Strahan . Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides . 1786. Mrs. Piozzi's Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson during the last Twenty Years of his Life .
1 Johnson gave us this evening , in his happy discriminative manner , a portrait of the late Mr. Fitzherbert of Derbyshire . “ There was ( said he ) no sparkle , no brilliancy in Fitzherbert ; but I never knew a man who was so generally ...
DEAR SIR , " In the year 1763 , being in London , I was carried by Dr. John Blair , Prebendary of Westminster , to dine at old Lord Bathurst's ; where we found the late Mr. Mallet , Sir James Porter , who had been Ambassadour at ...
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