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He gave away Piozzi , all he had , and all he ever had gotten , except the two
thousand pounds he left behind ; and the very small portion of his income which
he spent on himself , with all our calculation , we never could make more than ...
They have never been out of my hands , nor have I ever been at home without
seeing you ; for to see a man so skilful in the antiquities of my country is an
opportunity of improvement not willingly to be missed . [ Probably the Beauties of
Every body inquires after you and Queeney ; but whatever [ Miss ) Burney may
think of the celerity of fame , the name of Evelina had never been heard at
Lichfield till I brought it . I am afraid my dear townsmen will be mentioned in future
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 ...
Make my compliments to Mrs. Boswell , who is I hope reconciled to me ; and to
the young people whom I never have offended . “ You never told me the success
of your plea against the solicitors . I am , dear sir , your most affectionate , “ SAM .
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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