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Next morning he sent the gentleman five hundred pounds , with an apology that it
was all he had in the world . The gentleman sent the money back to him ,
declaring he would not accept of it ; and adding , that if Mr . had occasion for
Mr . Murphy said , he understood his history was kept back several years for fear
of Smollett . JOHNSON . This seems strange to Murphy and me , who never felt
that anxiety , but sent what we wrote to the press , and let it take its chance .
He told us , almost all his Ramblers were written just as they were wanted for
the press ; that he sent a certain portion of the copy of an essay , and wrote the
remainder while the former part of it was printing . When it was wanted , and he
I have sent two copies , but prefer the card . The dates must be settled by Dr .
Percy . " I am , sir , Your most humble servant , SAM . JOHNSON . May 16 ,
1776 . " TO THE SAME . . SIR , - Miss Reynolds has a mind to send the epitaph
to Dr ...
There is no danger of that complaint being made at present ; for I find it difficult for
me to write to you at all . [ Here an account of having been afflicted with a return
of melancholy , or had spirits . ] The boxes of books # which you sent to me are ...
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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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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