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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 : it wants every where to be made smoother and plainer . “ You may , by revisal and correction ...
How venerably pious does he appear in these moments of solitude ! and how spirited are his resolutions for the improvement of his mind , even in elegant literature , at a very advanced period of life , and when afflicted with many ...
I am not well , but have a mind every now and then to think myself better , and I now hope to be better under your care . ” “ Lichfield , 3d December , 1781 . “ I am now come back to Lichfield , where I do ...
... the history of his life this year is little more than a mournful recital of the variations of his illness , in the midst of which , however , it will appear from his letters that the powers of his mind were in no degree impaired .
If we had his mind , and his tongue , we could spare the rest . “ I am not vigorous , but much better than when dear Dr. Lawrence held my pulse the last time . Be so kind as to let me know , from one little interval to another ...
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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