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After giving a sketch of what I had seen and heard in that island , it proceeded thus : “ I dare to call this a spirited tour . I dare to challenge your approbation . ” This letter produced the following answer , which I found on my ...
AT LANGTON , NEAR SPILSBY , LINCOLNSHIRE , “ DEAR SIR , --What your friends have done , that from your departure till now nothing has been heard of you , none of us are able to inform the rest ; but as we are all neglected alike ...
Their representation of their affairs I have discovered to be such as cannot be trusted : and at this distance , though their case requires haste , I know not how to act . She , or her daughters , may be heard of at Canongate Head .
His majesty began by observing , that he understood he came sometimes to the library ; and then mentioning his having heard that the Doctor had been lately at Oxford , asked him if he was not fond of going thither .
Upon which the king said , that he heard Dr. Warburton was a man of such general knowledge , that you could scarce talk with him on any subject on which he was not qualified to speak ; and that his learning resembled Garrick's acting ...
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