I had never seen that beautiful city , and wished to take the opportunity of visiting
it while Johnson was there . Having written to him , I received the following
answer . TO JAMES BOSWELL , ESQ . DEAR SIR , - Why do you talk of neglect
Well , sir , and what then ? What care I for his patriotick friends ? Poh !
BOSWELL . I should not be surprised to find Jack Wilkes there . JOHNSON .
And if Jack Wilkes should be there , what is that to me , sir ? My dear friend , let us
have no ...
Sir , I did not think of going to Dilly ' s : it went out of my head . I have ordered
dinner at home with Mrs . Williams . BOSWELL . But , my dear sir , you kuow
you were engaged to Mr . Dilly , and I told him so . He will expect you , and will be
Sir , said he , " you are . very welcome . Nobody repays it with more . How very
false is the notion that has gone round the ... TO SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS .
DEAR SIR , I F 2 ÆTAT . 67 . ] DR . JOHNSON . 67 On the evening of the next
day I ...
DEAR SIR , I have been kept away from you , I know not well how ; and of these
vexatious hindrances I know not when there will be an end . I therefore send you
the poor dear doctor ' s epitaph . Read it first yourself ; and if you then think it right
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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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