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It was always with a sigh that at last I tore myself away , and sat resolutely down to write bad Latin instead of reading good English .
... could with scissors and paste - pot have mangled the biography which of all others is the delight and the boast of the English - speaking world .
... if a lowly one , among the works of men who have laboured patiently but not unsuccessfully in the great and shining fields of English literature .
“ I have a proposal to make to you , ' Boswell had written to him , ' I am for certain to be called to the English bar next February .
Lord Macartney was the first English ambassador to the Court of Pekin . He left England in 1792 and returned in 1794 . ? Boswell writing to Temple ten days ...
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The physical copy I possess is a beautiful restored edition given to me by my grandfather. The copy I actually experienced, to my shame, is the Naxos Audiobook. The merest fragments, but enjoyable. Read full review