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A more particular account of this gentleman may be found in a note on the Life of Dryden , p . 186 , prefixed to the edition of that writer's prose works , in four volumes , 8vo . 1800 : where sir John Hawkins's representations are ...
On extraordinary instances of good behaviour or diligent service , he was not wanting in particular encouragements and presents above their wages : it is remarkable that he would permit their relations to visit them , and stay at his ...
The particulars of this conversatian I have been at great pains to collect , with the utmost authenticity , from Dr. Johnson's own detail to myself ; from Mr. Langton , who was present when gave an account it Dr. Joseph Warton and ...
... where a circle of Johnson's friends was collected round him to hear his account of this memorable conversation , Dr. Joseph Warton , in his frank and lively manner , was very active in pressing him to mention the particulars .
One in particular praised his Conduct of the Allies . JOHNSON . “ Sir , his Conduct of the Allies is a performance of very little ability . ” “ “ Surely , sir , " said Dr. Douglas , you must allow it has strong facts i . " JOHNSON .
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