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I mentioned the advice given us by philosophers , to console ourselves , when distressed or embarrassed , by thinking of those who are in a worse situation than ourselves . This , I observed , could not apply to all , for there must be ...
362 , and near the end of the year 1763 , ) the following account of this publication is given by a lady well acquainted with Mrs. Williams : “ As to her poems , she many years attempted to publish them : the halfcrowns she had got ...
When I mentioned to Johnson this story , in as delicate terms as I could , he told me that the fifty pound note was given to him by Mr. Hervey in consideration of his having written for him a pamphlet against sir Charles Hanbury ...
Nothing of his writings was given to the publick this year , except the Prologue * to his friend Goldsmith's comedy of The Good - natured Man . The first lines of this prologue are strongly characteristical of the dismal gloom of his ...
When she has given up that principle , she has given up every notion of female honour and virtue , which are all included in chastity . ” A gentleman talked to him of a lady whom he greatly admired and wished to marry , but was afraid ...
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