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Why to eat and drink together , and to promote kindness ; and , sir , this is better
done when there is no solid conversation : for when there is , people differ in
opinion , and get into bad humour ; or some of the company , who are not
capable of ...
I thanked him with great warmth for all his kindness . Sir , said he , " you are .
very welcome . Nobody repays it with more . How very false is the notion that
has gone round the world , of the rough and passionate and harsh manners of
Do not teach the young ones to dislike me , as you dislike me yourself ; but let me
at least have Veronica ' s kindness , because she is my acquaintance . " Besides
this Latin epitaph , Johnson honoured the memory of his friend Goldsmith with ...
I do not now say any more , than that I am , with great kindness and sincerity ,
dear sir , Your humble servant , SAM . JOHNSON . July 2 , 1776 . It was last
year determined by lord Mansfield , in the court of king ' s bench , that a negro ...
He is the son of a man for whom I have long had a kindness , and who is now
abroad in distress . I shall be glad that you will be pleased to show him any little
countenance , or pay him any small distinction . How much it is in your power to ...
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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