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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 .
On the whole , the work was productive of no profit to the undertakers , who had
agreed , in case of success , to make Cibber a present of some addition to the
twenty guineas which he had received , and for which his receipt is now in the ...
The characteristick of our own government at present is imbecility . The
magistrates dare not call the guards for fear of being hanged . The guards will not
come for fear of being given up to the blind rage of popular juries . ” Of the father
of one ...
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
Mr. Gibbon , who was present , turned to a lady who knew Johnson well , and
lived much with him , and in bis quaint manner , tapping bis box , addressed her
thus : “ Don't you think , Madam , ( looking towards Jobnson , ) that among all
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