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Be assured , for the present , that nothing has lessened either the esteem or love with which I dismissed you at Harwich . Both have been increased by all that I have been told of you by yourself or others ; and when you return ...
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 ...
Yet it is also used to express any thing on which we have a present dependence , and is well applied to a man of distinguished influence ,our support , our refuge , our præsidium , as Horace calls Mæcenas . , So , Æneid xii .
To those who have nothing in their thoughts but trade or policy , present power , or present money , I should not think it necessary to defend my opinions ; but with men of letters I would not unwillingly compound , by wishing the ...
With gentle speech she warns him now to yield , Nor stain his glories in the doubtful field ; But wrapt in conscious worth , content sit down , Since Fame , resolv'd his various pleas to crown , Though forc'd his present claim to ...
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