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abbr. (alternate form of lang=en Dr) (gloss: debitor)

Usage examples of "dr.".

He thus discriminated, to Dr. Percy, Bishop of Dromore, his progress at his two grammar-schools.

I came to Oxford, Dr. Adams, now master of Pembroke College, told me I was the best qualified for the University that he had ever known come there.

His distress became so intolerable, that he applied to Dr. Swinfen, physician in Lichfield, his god-father, and put into his hands a state of his case, written in Latin.

London, told me, that upon his discovering that Dr. Swinfen had communicated his case, he was so much offended, that he was never afterwards fully reconciled to him.

But Dr. Adams told me that he contracted a love and regard for Pembroke College, which he retained to the last.

I have, from the information of Dr. Taylor, a very strong instance of that rigid honesty which he ever inflexibly preserved.

The Reverend Dr. Douglas, now Bishop of Salisbury, to whom I am indebted for some obliging communications, was then a student at Oxford, and remembers well the effect which London produced.

Master of Arts, Dr. Adams was applied to, by a common friend, to know whether that could be granted him as a favour from the University of Oxford.

I am indebted for it to Dr. Percy, the Bishop of Dromore, who permitted me to copy it from the original in his possession.

This Epitaph is so exquisitely beautiful, that I remember even Lord Kames, strangely prejudiced as he was against Dr. Johnson, was compelled to allow it very high praise.

Garrick declare, that it was written by Dr. Johnson, and give the following account of the manner in which it was composed.

Both tried at it, said Dr. Taylor, and both mistook the emphasis, which should be upon not and false witness.

The members associated with him in this little society were his beloved friend Dr. Richard Bathurst, Mr.

A violent dispute having ensued between them, Garrick applied to the Reverend Dr. Taylor to interpose.

The funeral sermon which he composed for her, which was never preached, but having been given to Dr. Taylor, has been published since his death, is a performance of uncommon excellence, and full of rational and pious comfort to such as are depressed by that severe affliction which Johnson felt when he wrote it.