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His uncommon kindness to his servants , and serious concern , not only for their
comfort in this world , but their happiness in the next , was another
unquestionable evidence of what all , who were intimately acquainted with him ,
knew to be ...
Where bad actions are committed at so great a distance , a delinquent can
obscure the evidence till the scent becomes cold ; there is a cloud between ,
which cannot be penetrated : therefore all distant power is bad . I am clear that
the best ...
... in the stocks , to finish the debate there . " Lord Hailes had sent him a present
of a curious little printed poem , on repairing the university of Aberdeen , by David
Malloch , which he thought would please Johnson , as affording clear evidence ...
He indeed loved Davies cordially , of which I shall give the following little
evidence : -One day when he had treated him with too much asperity , Tom , who
was not without pride and spirit , went off in a passion ; but he had hardly reached
March , 1795 ) , in which he endeavoured to support his assertion by evidence ,
which , however , really contradicted him . For instead of Johnson's having
solicited an interview ( which was the point in dispute ) , Dr. Parr is obliged to
admit that ...
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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