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“ I do not know whether there are any well - attested stories of the appearance of ghosts . You know there is a famous story of the appearance of Mrs. Veal , prefixed to Drelincourt on Death . ' ” JOHNSON .
It appeared previous to his “ Taxation no Tyranny , ” _ and was written by Dr. Joseph Towers . In that performance , Dr. Johnson was treated with the respect due to so eminent a man , while his conduct as a political writer was boldly ...
... understanding and feelings , acknowledge the merit of his “ London , " which , though said to be not quite accurate in some particulars , is one of the most pleasing topographical performances that ever appeared in any language .
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