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Quotation by James Boswell
In progress of time, when my mind was, as it were, strongly impregnated with the Johnsonian æther, I could, with much more facility and exactness, carry in my memory and commit to paper the exuberant variety of his wit and wisdom.
James Boswell (1740–1795), Scottish author. (Originally published 1791). Life of Johnson, July 1, 1763, p. 297, Oxford University Press (1980).
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