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" I put myself into violent motion, and I think repeated it; but all was vain. I then went to bed, and, strange as it may seem, I think slept. When I saw light, it was time to contrive what I should do. Though God stopped my speech, he left me my hand :... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes - Page 366
by Samuel Johnson - 1812
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Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: To which are ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Piozzi - Authors, English - 1788 - 444 pages
...Whea I faw light, it was time to contrive what I fhould do. Though God ftopped my fpeech he left me my hand, I enjoyed a mercy which was not granted to my...writing, and rejoices that I have what he wanted. My firft note was neceflarily to my fervant, who came in talking, and could not immediately comprehend...
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Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: To which are ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Piozzi - Authors, English - 1788 - 454 pages
...neceflarily to my fervant, who came in talking, and could not immediately comprehend why he fhould read what I put into his hands. I then wrote a card to Mr. Allen, that I might have a difcreet friend at hand to act as occafion mould require. In penning this note I had fome difficulty,...
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Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: To which are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Piozzi - Authors, English - 1788 - 626 pages
...God flopped my fpeech he left me my hand, I enjoyed a rnercy which was not granted to my dear iriend Lawrence, who now perhaps overlooks me as I am writing, and rejoices that 1 have what he wanted. My My firft note was neceffarily to my fervant, •who came in talking, and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1791 - 608 pages
...II. p. z68, of Mrs. Thrale'i Colkftion. what I fhould do. Though GOD flopped my fpeech, he left me my hand, I enjoyed a mercy which was not granted to my...writing, and rejoices that I have what he wanted. My firft note was neceflarily to my fervanr, who came in talking, and could not immediately comprehend...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 608 pages
...MM. Thrale?* Collection. N nn 2 what I fhould do. Though GOD ftopped my fpeech, he left me my hand, enjoyed a mercy which was not granted to my dear friend...writing, and rejoices that I have what he wanted. My firft note was neceflarily to my fervant, who came in talking, and could not immediately comprehend...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801 - 554 pages
...When I faw light, it was time to contrive what I fhould do. Though God flopped my fpeech he left me my hand, I enjoyed a mercy which was not granted to my...writing, and rejoices that I have what he wanted. My firfl note was neceffarily to my fervant, who came in talking, and could not immediately comprehend...
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Lives of eminent persons. Letters. Prayers. Index

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 558 pages
...When I faw light, it was time to contrive what I mould do. Though God ftopped my fpeech .he left me my hand, I enjoyed a mercy which was not granted to my...who now perhaps overlooks me as I am writing, and rejoicas that I have what he wanted. My firft note was neceflarily to my fervant, who came in talking,...
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The Secretary, and Complete Letter Writer: Containing a Collection of ...

Letter writing - 1803 - 268 pages
...I saw light, it was time to contrive wliat I should do. Though God stopped my speech, he left me my hand ; I, enjoyed a mercy, which was not granted to my dear fjliend Lawrence, who now perhaps overlooks me as I am writing, and rejoices thait I have what he wanted....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 548 pages
...shonld do. Thongh God slopped my speech he left me my hand, I enjoyed a mercy which was not gi anted to my dear friend Lawrence, who now perhaps overlooks...necessarily to my servant, who came in talking, and conld not immediately comprehend why he shonld read what I pnt into his hands. • I then wrote a card...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807 - 562 pages
...I saw light, it was time to contrive what 1 should do. Though God stopped my speech, he left me my hand; I enjoyed a mercy which was not granted to my...not immediately comprehend why he should read what 1 put into his hands. " I then wrote a card to Mr. Allen, that I might have a discreet friend at hand,...
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