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This I desire you to believe is my real opinion . “ However , it cannot be published
in its present state . Many of your notions seem not to be very clear in your own
mind ; many are not sufficiently developed and expanded for the common reader
I am here ; but why am I here ? on my way to Lichfield , where I believe Mrs.
Aston will be glad to see me . We have known each other long , and , by
consequence , are both old ; and she is paralytick ; and if I do not see her soon , I
no more in ...
The letter relating to Mr. Sinclair , however , was , I believe , never brought . “ My
health has been tottering this last year ; and I can give no very laudable account
of my time . I am always hoping to do better than I have ever hitherto done ...
I have , by advertising , found poor Mr. Levett's brothers , in Yorkshire , who will
take the little he has left : it is but little , yet it will be welcome , for I believe they
are of very low condition . “ To be sick , and to see nothing but sickness and
The following are extracts from letters addressed by Dr. Johnson to one of his
daughters : “ You will easily believe with what glasness I read that you had heard
once again that voice to which we have all so often delighted to attend . May you
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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