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A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory salutation -- a proof of unwillingness to do much, even where there is a necessity of doing something.

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Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English critic, poet and essayist.

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