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Quotation by Samuel Johnson
I will take no more physick, not even my opiates; for I have prayed that I may render up my soul to God unclouded.
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British author, lexicographer. (Originally published 1791). Boswell's Life of Johnson, December 1784, p. 1390, Oxford University Press (1980).
Johnson's words on hearing his death was imminent.
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