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I cannot , however , but name one , whose praise is truly valuable , not only on account of his knowledge and abilities , but on account of the magnificent , yet dangerous embassy , in which he is now employed , which makes every thing ...
... the review of his Essay on Tea , Johnson in the same collection made a reply to it ; acknowl . This is the only instance , it is believed , when he con1756 . descended to take notice of any thing that had xviii CHRONOLOGICAL CATALOGUE.
1756 . descended to take notice of any thing that had been written against him ; and here his chief intention seems to have been to make sport . Dedication to the earl of Rochford of , and preface to Mr. Payne's Introduction to the Game ...
... is so well conceived and expressed , that I cannot refrain from here inserting it : “ I shall endeavour , " says Dr. Warburton , “ to give you what satisfaction - I can in any thing you want to be satisfied in any subject of Milton ...
I am therefore exceedingly unwilling that any thing , however slight , which my illustrious friend thought it worth his while to express with any degree of point , should perish . For this almost superstitious reverence , I have found ...
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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