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I could now tell why I should not write ; for who would write to men who publish
the letters of their friends without their leave ? Yet I write to you , in spite of my
caution , to tell you that I shall be glad to see you , and that I wish you would
That man , ' said he , sat down to write a book , to tell the world what the world
had all his life been telling him . ' , Somebody observing that the Scotch
highlanders , in the year 1745 , had made surprising efforts , considering their
No book has been published since your departure , of which much notice is taken
. Faction only fills the town with pamphlets , and greater subjects are forgotten in
the noise of discord . “ Thus have I written , only to tell you how little I have to tell ...
He would have to tell of almost all the living great what they do not wish told . ”
GOLDSMITH . “ It may , perhaps , be necessary for a native to be more cautious ;
but a foreigner who comes among us without prejudice , may be considered as ...
A very stupid maid , who opened the door , told us that “ her master was gone out
; he as gone to the country ; she could not tell when he would return . " In short ,
she gave us a miserable reception ; and Johnson observed , “ She would have ...
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