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... misery of want in the lowest classes of the people was prevented , Johnson . “ I
believe , Sir , there is not ; but it is better that some should be unhappy , than that
none should be happy , which would be the case in a general state of equality .
Johnson . “ No , Sir : before dinner men meet with great inequality of
understanding ; and those who are conscious of their inferiority , have the
modesty not to talk . When they have drunk wine , every man feels . himself
happy , and loses that ...
That man is never happy for the present is so true , that all his relief from
unhappiness is only forgetting himself for a little while . Life is a progress from
want to want , not from enjoyment to enjoyment . ” Though many men are
Nay , if you will take it upon you , I am sure I shall be very happy to see them both
here . " Notwithstanding the high veneration which I entertained for Dr. Johnson ,
I was sensible that he was sometimes a little actuated by the spirit of ...
his house , in an evening , took occasion to open my plan thus : - “ Mr . Dilly , Sir ,
sends his respectful compliments to you , and would be happy if you would do
him the honour to dine with him on Wednesday next along with me , as I must ...
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