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... to be treated as on a level ; which cannot be : and an acquaintance in a former
situation , may bring out things which it would be very disagreeable to have
mentioned before higher company , though , perhaps , every body knows of them
I expressed to him a weakness of mind which I could not help ; an uneasy
apprehension that my wife and children , who were at a great distance from me ,
might perhaps be ill . Sir , said he , consider how foolish you would think it in
Now and then , perhaps , there is a fellow who grows old in his college ; but this
is against his will , unless he be a man very indolent indeed . A hundred a year is
reckoned a good fellowship ; and that is no more than is necessary to keep a ...
And , perhaps , a worthy , unsuspecting man might come and marry this woman ,
unless the father inform him of the truth . JOHNSON . Sir , he is accessary to no
imposition . His daughter is in his house ; and if a man courts her , he takes his ...
... but our own convictions constrain us to subscribe to the description of Junius ,
as far at least as the intellect is concerned . - ED . m I have in vain endeavoured
to find out what parts Johnson wrote for Dr . James . Perhaps medical men may .
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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