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It would seem ( he added , ) that Addison had not acquired much Italian learning , for we do not find it introduced ... “ Why , Sir , all who go to look for what the Classicks have said of Italy , must find the same passages ; ? and I ...
I was sorry to find it was now resolved that the proposed journey to Italy should not take place this year . He said , “ I am disappointed , to be sure ; but it is not a great disappointment . ” I wondered to see him bear , with a ...
of a nobleman raised at a very early period to high office , he said , “ His parts , Sir , are pretty well for a Lord ; but would not be distinguished in a man who had nothing else but his parts . " A journey to Italy ...
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