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Yet , luminous as he was upon the whole , you perceived all the shades which mingled in the grand composition ; all the little peculiarities and slight ...
... which opinion the publick has confirmed , was the best encouragement for me to persevere in my purpose of producing the whole of my stores .
I have , therefore , in this work been more reserved ; and though I tell nothing but the truth , I have still kept in my mind that the whole truth is not ...
But I cannot sufficiently acknowledge my obligations to my friend Mr. Malone , who was so good as to allow me to read to him almost the whole of my ...
... and being entertained with the whole . I wish , indeed , some few gross expressions had been softened , and a few of our hero's foibles had been a ...
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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