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Upon some motive , I hope that you will be here soon ; and am willing to think that it will be an inducement to your return , that it is sincerely desired by , dear sir , • Your affectionate humble servant , " Johnson's Court ...
One evening , when a young gentleman teased him with an account of the infidelity of his servant , who , he said , would not believe the scriptures , because he could not read them in the original tongues , and be sure that they were ...
The servants were two maids , and two men in livery . His common way of living , at his table , was three or four dishes ; the appurtenances to his table were neat and handsome ; he frequently entertained company at dinner , and then ...
How he lived , therefore , every man has an inexacted a close compliance with them , without any remission : and the servants finding this to be the case , soon grew habitually accustomed to the practice of their business , and then ...
Monday is my nighti . I continue to rise tolerably well , and read more than I did . I hope something will yet come on it . I am , sir , “ Your most affectionate servant , “ Johnson's - court , Fleet - street , “ SAM . JOHNSON .
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