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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 once a week ...
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 . I was delighted with the
... good is impeded 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
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 , " MARGARET ...
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 making
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pjskimin - LibraryThing
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