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"Seven years, my lord, have now passed, since I waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your door."-JOHNSON's Letter to Lord Chesterfield, p. 177
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1 See Dr. Johnson's letter to Mrs. Thrale, dated Ostick in Skie, September 30, 1773 : "Boswell writes a regular Journal of our travels, which I think contains as much of what say and do, as of all other occurrences "together; "for such a faithful chronicler is Griffith."-Boswell.