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Though the loftiness of his mind prevented him from ever dedicating in his own person , he wrote a very great number of dedications for others . Some of these , the persons who were favoured with them are unwilling should be mentioned ...
... remember I wrote a hundred lines of The Vanity of Human Wishes in a day . Doctor , SON . " ( turning to Goldsmith , ) I am not quite ĘTAT . 57. ] DR . JOHNSON . 11.
... information will be vainh . h Mr. Langton did not disregard this counsel , but wrote the following account , which he has been pleased to communicate to me . The circumstances of Mr. Peregrine Langton were these .
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 ...
Sir , " said she , with some warmth , I wrote that poem before I had the honour of Dr. Johnson's acquaintance . ” I however was so much impressed with my first notion , that I mentioned it to Johnson , repeating at the same time what ...
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