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... perhaps , to Johnson's English pronunciation : yet , upon another occasion , he
was observed to speak French to a Frenchman of high rank , who spoke English ;
and being asked the reason , with some expression of surprise , he answered ...
Mrs. Thrale and I looked to each other while he talked , and our looks expressed
our congenial admiration and affection for him . I shall ever recollect this scene
with great pleasure . 1 exclaimed to her , I am now , intellectually , Hermippus ...
I expressed my opinion that the power of evitailing should be limited thus : That
there should be one third , or perhaps one half of the land of a country kept free
for commerce ; that the proportion allowed to be entailed , should be parcelled
I think he should play once a year , for the benefit of decayed actors , as it has
been said he means to do . Johnson . Alas , Sir ! he will soon be a decayed actor
bimiself . Johnson expressed his disapprobation of ornamental architecture ,
I censured some ludicrous fantastic dialogues between two coach - liorses , and
other such stuff , which Baretti had lately published . He joined with me , and said
, Nothing odd will do long . • Tristram Shaidy ' did not last . I expressed a desire ...
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