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But let us try what esteem and kindness can effect . “ As your father's liberality has indulged you with so long a ramble , I doubt not but you will think his sickness , or even his desire to see you , a sufficient reason for hastening ...
... though not written till the year after , being chiefly upon the same subject , are here inserted . TO MR . WILLIAM DRUMMOND . “ DEAR SIR , - That my letter should have had such effects as you mention , gives me great pleasure .
Dr. John Campbell , the celebrated writer , took a great deal of pains to ascertain this fact , and attempted to account for it on physical principles , from the effect of effluvia from human bodies . Johnson , at another time , praised ...
Upon this occasion I particularly lamented that he had not that warmth of friendship for his brilliant pupil , which we may suppose would have had a beniguant effect on both . When almost every man of eminence in ...
What I can contribute to your happiness , I should be very unwilling to withhold ; for I have always loved and valued you , and shall love you and value you still more , as you become more regular and useful : effects which a happy ...
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