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Some of these , the persons who were favoured with them are unwilling should be mentioned , from a too anxious apprehension , as I think , that they might be suspected of having received larger assistance ; and some , after all the ...
He received me with much kindness . The fragments of our first conversation , which I have preserved , are these : I told him that Voltaire , in a conversation with me , had distinguished Pope and Dryden thus : - “ Pope drives a ...
... shall conceive and receive more exceeding joy , than he which hath bin touched with lesse tribulation ; and yet the joyes of heaven are fitlie compared to vessels filled with licour of ull quantities ; for everie man shall have his ...
I wrote to him again without being able to move his indolence : nor did I hear from him till he had received a copy of my inaugural Exercise , or Thesis in Civil Law , which I published at my admission as an advocate , as is the custom ...
-Most of the pieces in this volume have evidently received additions from his superiour pen ; particularly , Verses to Mr. Richardson , on his Sir Charles Grandison ; The Excursion ; Reflections on a Grave digging in Westminster Abbey .
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