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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...led me away. “We shall all be sorry to lose you,” said he: “laudo tamen.”’ 1771, AETAT. 62.]— ‘To SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS, IN LEICESTER- FIELDS. ‘DEAR SIR... ...nd most humble ser- vant, ‘Ashbourn in Derbyshire, ‘SAM. JOHNSON. July 17, 1771.’ ‘Compliments to Miss Reynolds.’ 227 Boswell’s Life of Johnson In hi... ...ople die now than for- merly; so it is plain no more live. The register of births proves nothing, for not one tenth of the people of London are born t...

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