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In one respect this work will , in some passages , be different from the former . In my Tour , I was almost unboundedly open in my communications ; and from my eagerness to display the wonderful fertility and readiness of Johnson's wit ...
... at some distance of time , contemplate with wonder ; and I must be allowed to suggest , that the nature of the work , in other respects , as it consists of innumerable detached particulars , all which , even the most minute , I have ...
I have also been extremely careful as to the exactness of my quotations ; holding that there is a respect due to the publick , which should oblige every author to attend to this , and never to presume to introduce them with ...
... in my moments of self - complacency , that this extensive biographical work , however inferior in its nature , may in one respect be assimilated to the Odyssey . Amidst a thousand entertaining and instructive episodes , the hero is ...
Thoughts on the late Transactions respecting Falkland's Islands ; ack . 1772. Defence of a Schoolmaster ; dictated to me for the house of lords ; acknowl . Argument in support of the Law of Vicious Intromission ; dictated to me for the ...
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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