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... attention to the diseases of the imagination , which he watched in himself with a solicitude destructive of his own peace , and intolerable to those he trusted . Dr. Lawrence told him one day , that if he would come and beat him ...
“ Your system of the mental fabrick is exceedingly obscure , and , without more attention than will be willingly bestowed , is unintelligible . The plans of Burnaby will be more safely understood , and are often charming .
... by embarrassment and distress , and how little room the expedients of poverty leave for the exercise of virtue , it grows manifest that the boundless importance of the next life enforces some attention to the interests of this .
I am better , and hope to have it in my power to convince you by my attention , of how much consequence I esteem your health to the world and to myself . I remain , sir , with grateful respect , your obliged and obedient servant ...
Whether her attachment to him was already divided by another object , I am unable to ascertain ; but it is plain that Johnson's penetration was alive to her neglect or forced attention ; for on the 6th of October this year we find him ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keithhamblen - LibraryThing
12/22/20 I own the complete set (vol 1-54) and keep them at home on the top west shelf of my office; this includes The Great Conversation (which is volume 1) and The Great Ideas (volumes 2-3, the ... Read full review
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Picked up this entire set in excellent condition at a library sponsored used book sale for $60.00. hands down one of my best finds. Read full review