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He would not allow that the paper on carrying a boy to travel , signed Philip
Homebred , which was reported to be written by the lord chancellor Hardwicke ,
bad merit . He said , it was quite vulgar , and had nothing luminous . " Johnson ...
As there are many things to admire in both performances , I have often wished
that no travels or journeys should be published but those undertaken by persons
of integrity , and capacity to judge well , and describe faithfully , and in good ...
... the hopes of happiness . I ever am , with reverence and affection , " Most
faithfully yours , James Boswell . e William Seward , esq . F . R . S . editor of
Anecdotes of some distinguished been , I think , enkindled by our travels with
James Boswell. been , I think , enkindled by our travels with a curiosity to see the
highlands . I have given him letters to you and Beattie . He desires that a lodging
may be taken for him at Edinburgh , against his arrival . He is just setting out .
Penuant seems to have seen a great deal which we did not see : when we travel
again let us look better about us . You have done right in taking your uncle ' s
house . Some change in the form of life gives , from time to time , a new epocha of
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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