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In the estima . tion of his offences , he reasoned thus : ` Every man knows his own
sins , and also what grace he has resisted . But , to those of others , and the
circumstances under which they were committed , he is a stranger : he is ,
tion and entertainment , I should have been deeply affected . When I now look
back to it , I am vexed that a single word should have been forgotten . Both Sir
Joshua and I were so sanguine in our expectations , that we expatiated with ...
In that amusing scrap - book called " Grose's Olio , " there is an imputa- Ed . tion
against Dr. Johnson of having obtained an advance of money from the publishers
of the Dictionary , by the trick of substituting old sheets instead of new copy ...
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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