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I took down Thomson , and read aloud a large portion of him , and then asked , -
— Is not this fine ? Shiels having expressed the highest admiration . Well , Sir , (
said I ) , I have omitted every other line . ” I related a dispute between Goldsmith ...
He reminded Dr. Johnson of Mr. Murphy's having paid him the highest
compliment that ever was paid to a layman , by asking his pardon for repeating
some oaths in the course of telling a story . Johnson and I supped this evening at
the Crown ...
I asked him whether he would advise me to read the Bible with a commentary ,
and what commentaries he would recommend . Johnson . “ To be sure , Sir , I
would have you read the . Bible with a commentary ; and I would recommend
Upon this the minister , on a subsequent Sunday , arraigned him by name from
the pulpit with some severity ; and the agent , after the Sermon was over , rose up
and asked the minister aloud , “ What bribe he had received for telling so many ...
Johnson told the story of his asking Mrs. Macaulay to allow her footman to sit
down with them , to prove the ridiculousness of the argument for the equality of
mankind ; and he said to me afterwards , with a nod of satisfaction , “ You saw Mr.
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