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But I confess , that I am so formed by nature and by habit , that to restrain the effusion of delight , on having obtained such fame , to me would be truly ...
Young Johnson had the misfortune to be much afflicted with the scrofula , or kingsevil , which disfigured a countenance naturally well formed , and hurt his ...
Trying him by that criterion upon which he formed his judgment of others , we may be absolutely certain , both from his writings and his conversation ...
Bishop Percy has often heard him , he states , humming and forming periods , in low whispers to himself , when shallow observers thought he was muttering ...
I do not find that he formed any close intimacies with his fellow - collegians . But Dr. Adams told me that ...
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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