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Mr. Cuthbert Shawo , alike distinguished by his genius , misfortunes , and misconduct , published this year a poem , called , The Race , by Mercurius Spur , Esq . in which he whimsically made the living poets of England contend for pre ...
An essay , written by Mr. Deane , a divine of the church of England , maintaining the future life of brutes , by an explication of certain parts of the scriptures , was mentioned , and the doctrine insisted on by a gentleman who seemed ...
Who could have imagined that the high church - of - England - man would be so prompt in quoting Maupertuis , who , I am sorry to think , stands in the list of those unfortunate mistaken men who call themselves esprits forts .
p The first edition of Hume's History of England was full of Scotticisms , many of which he corrected in subsequent editions .-- Malone . 9 His lordship having frequently spoken in an abusive manner 60 • THE LIFE OF [ 1769 .
I having said that England was obliged to us for gardeners , almost all their good gardeners being Scotchmen ; -JOHNSON . “ Why , sir , that is because gardening is much more necessary amongst you than with us , which makes so many of ...
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