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Your excellence not only in the art over which you have long presided with unrivalled fame , but also in philosophy and elegant literature , is well known to the present , and will continue to be the admiration of future ages .
known to the world , that he has been thought worthy of particular attention by a person of the first eminence in the age in which he lived , whose company has been universally courted ; I am justified in availing myself of the usual ...
Dr. Adams , eminent as the head of a college , as a writer , and as a most amiable man , had known Johnson from his early years , and was his friend through life . What reason I had to hope for the countenance of that venerable ...
May I be permitted to say , that the typography of both editions does honour to the press of Mr. Henry Baldwin , now ' master of the worshipful company of stationers , whom I have long known as a worthy man and an obliging friend .
being more extensively and intimately known , however elevated before , has risen in the veneration and love of mankind , I feel a satisfaction beyond what fame can afford . We cannot , indeed , too much or too often admire his ...
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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