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... complying habits of the continent ; and I clearly recognised in him , not without respect for his honest conscientious zeal , the same indignant and sarcastical mode of treating every attempt to unbinge or weaken good principles .
“ You will pay my respects to all my Lincolushire friends . ... We must now e Samuel Dyer , esq . a most learned and ingenious member of the Literary Club , for whose understanding and attainments Dr. Johnson had great respect .
Might not this have afforded you an opportunity of paying a proper tribute of respect to the memory of the rev . Mr. James Stuart , late minister of Killin , distinguished by his eminent piety , learning , and taste .
Johnson answered , he could not much commend their diligence , but that in some respects they were mended , for they had put their press under better regulations , and were at that time printing Polybius . He was then asked whether ...
During the whole of this interview , Johnson talked to his majesty with profound respect , but still in his firm manly manner , with a sonorous voice , and never in that subdued tone which is commonly used at the levee and in the ...
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