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From Brighthelmstone Dr. Johnson wrote me the folDuring this visit he seldom or never dined out . He appeared to be deeply engaged in some literary work . Miss Williams was now with him at Oxford . ” _ BoSWELL . lowing letter , which ...
On the thirtieth of September we dined together at the Mitre . I attempted to argue for the superiour happiness of the savage life , upon the usual fanciful topicks . JohnSir , there can be nothing more false .
I told him that I had dined lately at Foote's , who showed me a letter which he had received from Tom Davies , telling him that he had not been able to sleep from the concern he felt on account of “ this sad affair of Baretti ...
On the 26th of October , we dined together at the Mitre tavern . I found fault with Foote for indulging his talent of ridicule at the expense of his visitors , which I colloquially termed making fools of his company . Johnson .
We dined tête - à - tête at the Mitre , as I was preparing to return to Ireland , after an absence of many years . I regretted much leaving London , where I had formed many agreeable connections . Sir , ' said he , I don't wonder at it ...
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