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My Lives are reprinting , and I have forgotten the authour of Gray's character ' :
write immediately , and it may be perhaps yet inserted . “ Of London or
Ashbourne you have your free choice ; at any place I shall be glad to see you . I
am , dear sir ...
Be kind to the old servants , and secure the kindness of the agents and factors .
Do not disgust them by asperity , or unwelcome gaiety , or apparent suspicion .
From them you must learn the real state of your affairs , the characters of your ...
Nobody , ” said he , “ has a right to talk in this manner , to bring before a man his
own character , and the events of his life , when he does not choose it should be
done . I never have sought the world ; the world was not to seek me . It is rather ...
I shall give an instance , making the original by Roman , and Johnson's
substitution in Italick characters : “ In fairer scenes , where peaceful pleasures
spring , Tityrus , the pride of Mantuan swains , might sing ; But charm'd by him , or
Maurice Morgann , Esq . , author of the very ingenious “ Essay on the Character
of Falstaff ?, ” being a particular friend of his lordship , had once an opportunity of
entertaining Johnson a day or two at Wycombe , when its lord was absent , and ...
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This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review