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JOHNSON , “ No , sir , I am not obliged to do any more . No man is obliged to do as much as he can do . A man is to have part of his life to himself . If a soldier has fought a good many campaigns , he is not to be blamed if he retires ...
Mr. John Campbell , minister of the parish of Kippen near Stirling , who has lately favoured me with a long , intelligent , and very obliging letter upon this work , makes the following remark . “ Dr. Johnson has alluded to the worthy ...
... they are obliged to Dr. Johnson for that ; " for his majesty had heard and remembered the circumstance , which Johnson himself had forgot . His majesty expressed a desire to have the literary biography of this country ably executed ...
... I was obliged to go to London , where I received his letter , which had been returned from Scotland . TO JAMES BOSWELL , ESQ , “ MY DEAR BOSWELL , - I have omitted a long time to write to you , without knowing very well why .
On the sixth of October I complied with this obliging invitation , and found , at an elegant villa , six miles from town , every circumstance that can make society pleasing . Johnson , though quite at home , was yet looked up to with an ...
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