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This , however , I have managed so as to occasion no diminution of the pleasure which my book should afford ; though malignity may sometimes be disappointed ...
... for the advantage of the work ; though it is but fair to him to mention , that upon many occasions I differed from him , and followed my own judgement .
... will appear from what he wrote to me upon a former occasion from Oxford , November 17 , 1785 : - “ Dear sir , I hazard this letter , not knowing where ...
... and of which the specimens that I have given upon a former occasion , have been received with so much approbation , that I have good grounds for ...
I am fully aware of the objections which may be made to the minuteness , on some occasions , of my detail of Johnson's conversation , and how happily it is ...
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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