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OF SAMUEL JOHNSON , LL . D. INCLUDING A JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE
HEBRIDES . BY JAMES BOSWELL , ESQ . A NEW EDITION . WITH NUMEROUS
ADDITIONS AND NOTES , BY JOHN WILSON CROKER , LL.D. F.R.S. Quò fit ut ...
... à voluminous writer on agriculture and statistics . - ED . ) ? [ This passage is
transposed from the date , ( January , 1782 , ) under which it stands in the original
edition , to this , its more proper place . - ED . ] VOL . V. B summer amongst you
219.ED. ) 3 See an account of him in The Gentleman's Magazine , February ,
1785 . -BOSWELL . 4 In both editions of Sir John Hawkins's Life of Dr. Johnson ,
" " letter'd ignorance , is printed . - BOSWELL . When fainting Nature call'd for ...
C ' [ In former editions these words are arranged " at night , as at Mrs. Thrale's , I
was musing . " - E » . ] 2 Johnson has here expressed a sentiment similar to that
contained in one of Shenstone's stanzas , to which , in his life of that poet , he has
Of my · Lives of the Poets ' they have printed a new edition in octavo , I hear , of
three thousand . Did I give a set to Lord Hailes ? If I did not , I will do it out of these
. What did you make of all your copy ? Mrs. Thrale and the three misses are ...
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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