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On the first leaf I found in his lordship's hand - writing , an inscription of such high commendation , that even J , vain as I am , cannot prevail on ...
... afterwards prefixed to the first volume of that catalogue , in which the Latin accounts of the books were written by him ; acknowl .
In a copy of it which he presented to the Bodleian library at Oxford , is pasted a character of the late Mr. Zachariah Williams , plainly written by Johnsou ...
D. To write the life of him who excelled all mankind in writing the lives of ... Had Dr. Johnson written his own life , in conformity with the opinion which ...
b The greatest part of this book was written while sir John Hawkins was alive ; and I avow , that one object of my strictures was to make hiin feel some ...
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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