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He was , however , at all times ready to give assistance to his friends and others , in revising their works , and in writing for them , or greatly improving their dedications . In that courtly species of composition no man excelled Dr.
“ I have no news to tell you that can deserve your notice ; nor would I willingly lessen the pleasure that any novelty may give you at your return . I am afraid we shall find it difficult to keep among us a mind which has been so long ...
You must not give a shilling's worth of court for sixpence worth of good . But if you can get a shilling's worth of good for sixpence worth of court , you are a fool if you do not pay court . ” He said , “ If convents should be allowed ...
Give us as many anecdotes as you can . Our next meeting at the Mitre was on Saturday the 15th of February , when I presented to him my old and most intimate friend , the reverend Mr. Temple , then of Cambridge .
We found him indisposed , and resolved not to go abroad . “ Come , then , " said Goldsmith , “ we will not go to the Mitre to - night , since we cannot have the big man You give with us . " Johnson then called for 10 THE LIFE OF [ 1766 .
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