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... clouds of dust were flying around him .He had on a pair of large gloves such as
hedgers use . His present appearance put me in mind of my uncle , Dr. Boswell's
description of him , “ A robust genius , born to grapple with whole libraries .
If a madman were to come into this room with a stick in his hand , no doubt we
should pity the state of his mind ; but our primary consideration would be to take
care of ourselves . We should knock him down first , and pity him afterwards .
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 ...
He gave us one of the many sketches of character which were treasured in his
mind , and which he was wont to produce quite unexpectedly in a very
entertaining manner . ( said he , ) received a letter from the East - Indies , from a
... by somebody else , as he could do it . " BoswELL . Why then , Sir , did he talk
so ? " Johnson . “ Why , Sir , to make you answer as you did . ” BoswELL . “ I don't
know , Sir ; he seemed to dip deep into his mind for the reflection . ” JOHNSON .
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