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And here it is proper to settle , with authentick precision , what has long floated in publick report , as to Johnson's being himself the author of a considerable part of that poem . Much , no doubt , both of the sentiments and ...
He said , “ If convents should be allowed at all , they should only be retreats for persons unable to serve the publick , or who have served it . It is our first duty to serve society ; and , after we have done that , we may attend ...
However , I will tell you that THE CLUB subsists ; but we have the loss of Burke's company since he has been engaged in publick business , in which he has gained more reputation than perhaps any man at his [ first ] appearance ever ...
Being asked whether All Souls or Christ Church library was the largest , he answered , “ All Souls library is the largest we have , except the Bodleian . ” “ Aye , ” said the king , “ that is the publick library .
Nothing of his writings was given to the publick this year , except the Prologue * to his friend Goldsmith's comedy of The Good - natured Man . The first lines of this prologue are strongly characteristical of the dismal gloom of his ...
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