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... be condemned too harshly for being distant to former acquaintance , even
though he may have been much obliged to them . It is , no doubt , to be wished
that a proper degree of attention should be shown by great men to their early
... it seems , when he bad got to Mr . Thrale ' s , he found the coach was at the
door , waiting to carry Mrs . and Miss Thrale , and signor Baretti , their Italian
master , to Bath . This was not showing the attention which might have been
expected to ...
But you find an officer , who has , properly speaking , no money , is everywhere
very well received , and treated with attention . The character of a soldier always
stands him in stead . ” BosWELL . “ Yet , sir , I think that common soldiers are ...
But where , after due attention to all that the judge has said , they are decidedly of
a different opinion from him , they have not only a power and a right , but they are
bound in conscience to bring in a verdict accordingly . ” - Boswell . a The late ...
On Thursday , April 11th , I dined with him at general Paoli ' s , in whose house I
now resided , and where I had ever afterwards the honour of being entertained
with the kindest attention as his constant guest , while I was. r Sir Edward Barry ...
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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