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In this he kept his word ; and Dr. Burney had not only the pleasure of gratifying his friend with a present more worthy of his acceptance than the segment from the hearthbroom , but soon after introducing him to Dr. Johnson himself in ...
6 Though the account with which you favoured me in your last letter could not give me the pleasure that I wished , yet I was glad to receive it ; for my affection to my dear friend makes me desirous of knowing his state , whatever it be ...
You , dear sir , have , I hope , a more cheerful scene ; you see George fond of his book , and the pretty misses airy and lively , with my own little Jenny equal to the best : and in whatever can contribute to your quiet or pleasure ...
... though what are the pleasures of the longest life , when placed in comparison with a happy death ? ... should have care or curiosity about my health gives me that pleasure which every man feels from finding himself not forgotten .
“ DEAR SIR , —The pleasure which we used to receive from each other on Good Friday and Easter - day , we must be this year content to miss . Let us , however , pray for each other , and I hope to see one another yet from time to time ...
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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