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I told him that while I was with the Captain , I catched the enthusiasm of curiosity
and adventure , and felt a strong inclination to go with him on his next voyage .
Johnson . “ Why , Sir , a man does feel so , till he considers how very little he can
Sir , it is of so much more consequence that truth should be told , than that
individuals should not be made uneasy , that it is much better that the law does
not restrain writing freely concerning the characters of the dead . Damages will
be given ...
On my expressing my wonder at his discovering so inuch of the knowledge
peculiar to different professions , he told me , “ I learnt what I know of law chiefly
from Mr. Ballow , t a very able man . I learnt some too from Chambers ; but was
not so ...
... imitates with pains , “ And rides a jaded Muse , whipt with loose reins . ” I like to
recollect all the passages that I heard Johnson repeat ; it stamps a value on them
. He told us , that the book entitled “ The Lives of the Poets , by Mr. Cibber ...
He also engaged to write several of the Lives ; which ( as we are told ) he ,
accordingly , performed . He was farther useful in striking out the Jacobitical and
Tory sentiments , which Shiels had industriously interspersed wherever he could
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