Your equal and placid temper , your variety of conversation , your true politeness , by which you are so amiable in private society , and that enlarged huspitality which has long made your house a common centre of union for the great ...
An Essay on the Bravery of the English Common Soldiers was added to it , when published in volumes ; acknowl . 1759. Rasselas Prince of Abyssinia , a Tale ; acknowl . Advertisement for the proprietors of the Idler against certain ...
When he was a child in petticoats , and had learnt to read , Mrs. Johnson one morning put the common - prayer book into his hands , pointed to the collect for the day , and said , “ Sam , you must get this by heart .
The ritual for this office may be found in bishop Sparrow's Collection of Articles , Canons , etc. and in most of our common - prayer books printed in queen Anne's time.-Ed. Johnson indeed , as Mr. Hector informed me , acted 16 THE LIFE ...
His defective sight , indeed , prevented him from enjoying the common sports ; and he once pleasantly remarked to me how wonderfully well he had contrived to be idle without them . Lord Chesterfield , however , has justly observed in ...
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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