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He seemed to think it beneath him , though done at sixand - twenty . I said to bim ,
Your style , sir , is much improved since you translated this . He answered ,
with a sort of triumphant smile , Sir , I hope it is d . On Wednesday , April 3rd , in
He seemed to me to hesitate as to the intended Italian tour , on which , I flattered
myself , he and Mrs . Thrale and Dr . Johnson were soon to set out ; and therefore
I pressed it as much as I could . I mentioned that Mr . Beauclerk had said , that ...
... and also a little in the dictionary itselfm . I also learnt from Dr . Lawrence , but
was then grown more stubborn . " A curious incident happened to - day , while Mr
. Thrale and that he seemed jealous of any interference : So , " said his lordship
It seemed to me , that there was always something particularly mild and placid in
his manner upon this holy festival , the commemoration of the most joyful event in
the history of our world , the resurrection of our Lord and Saviour , who , having ...
I don ' t know , sir ; he seemed to dip deep into his mind for the reflection .
JOHNSON . He had not far to dip , sir ; he had said the same thing , probably ,
twenty times before . Of a nobleman raised at a very early period to high office ,
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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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