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Sir , " said she , with some warmth , I wrote that poem before I had the honour of Dr. Johnson's acquaintance . ” I however was so much impressed with my first notion , that I mentioned it to Johnson , repeating at the same time what ...
“ You will be pleased , sir , to assure the worthy man who is employed in the new translation P , that he has my wishes for his success ; and if here or at Oxford I can be of any use , that I shall think it more than honour to promote ...
He has a higher reward in prospect than any honours which this world can bestow . I wish I could be useful to him . “ The publication of my letter , if it could be of use in a cause to which all other causes are nothing , I should not ...
I am glad the old language is taught , and honour the translator , as a man whom God has distinguished by the high office of propagating his word . “ I must take the liberty of engaging you in an office of charity .
earl of Bristol , and one of the brothers of Johnson's early friend , Henry Hervey . He married , in 1744 , Anne , daughter of Francis Coughlan , esq . and died Jan. 20 , 1775 .-- MALONE . " Dr. Johnson had the honour of contributing ...
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