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My Lives are at last published , and you will receive them this week by the carrier
. I have some hopes of coming this " [ The Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair of
Ulbster , bait . ; à voluminous writer on agriculture and statistics . - ED . ) ?
It was not before yesterday that I received , your splendid benefaction . ... The
following letters were written at this time by Johnson to Miss Reynolds , the latter
on receiving from her a copy of her “ Essay on Taste , " privately printed , but
... for him , that he earnestly begged Dr. Burney to give him the cover of the first
letter he had received from him , as a relick of so estimable a writer . This was in
1755. In 1760 , when Dr. Burney visited Dr. Johnson at the Temple in London ...
So here are merry doings . But she seems to like me better than she did . Shê
eats very little , but does not fall away . “ Mrs. Cobb and Peter Garrick are as you
left them . Garrick's legatees at this place are very angry that they receive nothing
... to receive another letter . I have little to do here but to take leave of Mrs. Aston .
I hope not the last leave . But christians may with more confidence than
Sophonisba • Avremo tosto lungo lungo spazio Per stare assieme , et sarà forfe
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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