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While he indulged himself in this fanciful reverie , he observed Johnson shaking his sides , and laughing . Upon which he smartly proceeded , “ Why , Dr. Johnson , this is not so easy as you seem to think ; for if you were to make ...
-I observed to him that there were very few of his friends so accurate as that I could venture to put down in writing what they told me as his sayings . JOHNSON . “ Why should you write down my sayings ? ” Boswell .
He observed , also , Goldsmith's “ Animated Nature ; ” and said , “ Here's our friend ! The poor Doctor would have been happy to hear of this . " In our way , Johnson strongly expressed his love of driving fast in a post - chaise .
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