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The matter lay dormant till July 27 , when he wrote to me as follows : • To WILLIAM STRAHAN , Esq . ' SIR , ' It would be very foolish for us to continue strangers any longer . You can never by persistency make wrong right .
Johnson wrote to Sir Joshua Reynolds on July 6 , as follows ; “ I am going , I hope , in a few days , to try the air of Derbyshire , but hope to see you before I go . Let me , however , mention to you what I have much at heart .
He never wrote any part of his works with equal velocity . Three columns of the Magazine , in an hour , was no uncommon effort , which was faster than most persons could have transcribed that quantity . " Of his friend Cave , he always ...
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