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... day before , at dinner at Sir John Pringle's ; and he was much pleased with the
conscientious accuracy of that celebrated circumnavigator , who set me right as
to many of the exaggerated accounts given by Dr. Hawkesworth of his Voyages .
Damages will be given to a man who is calumniated in his life - time , because he
may be hurt in his worldly interest , or at least hurt in his mind : but the law does
not regard that uneasiness which a man feels on having his ancestor ...
... come to Portugal , this packet , with others , had been put into the post - office
at Lisbon . I mentioned a new gaming - club , of which Mr. Beauclerk had given
me an account , where the members played to a desperate extent . JOHNSON .
The guards will not come for fear of being given up to the blind rage of popular
juries . ” Of the father of one of our friends , he observed , “ He never clarified his
notions , by filtrating them through other minds . He had a canal upon his estate ...
It may be observed , that Mr. Malone , in his very valuable edition of Shakespeare
, has fully vindicated Dr. Johnson from the idle censures which the first of these
notes has given rise to . The interpretation of the other passage , which Dr.
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