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I gave him an account of a conversation which had passed between me and
captain Cook , the day before , at a See Murphy ' s Essay on the Life and Genius
of Dr . Johnson , prefixed to the Oxford edition of his works , vol , i . p . vii .
His luminous treatise on Equity was published without a name ; and is , indeed ,
from his repeated editions of the work , almost attributed to its editor Fonblanque ,
whose numerous and extended notes must be acknowledged to be useful ...
Mr . Murphy mentioned Dr . Johnson ' s having a design to publish an edition of
Cowley . ' Johnson said , he did not know but he should ; and he expressed his
disapprobation of Dr . Hurd , for having published a mutilated edition , under the ...
... most pleasing heroine of all the romances , " he said ; “ but that vile broken
nose , never cured , ruined the sale of perhaps the only book , which being
printed off [ published ] betimes one morning , a new edition was called for before
The world has differed from him ; for the poem has passed through many editions
, and is still much read hy people of a serious cast of mind . A literary lady of large
fortune was mentioned , as one who did good to many , but by no means “ by ...
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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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