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LIBRARY OF ANECDOTE
'I love Anecdotes. I fancy mankind may come, in time, to write all aphoristically, except in narrative; grow weary of preparation, and connexion, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big book is made. If a man is to wait till he weaves anecdotes into a system, we may be long in getting them, and get but few, in comparison of what we might get.'
DR. JOHNSON. (Boswell's Tour.)
CHARLES BUCKE, Esq.
It was a very remarkable circumstance about Johnson, whom shallow ob-
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