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xviii Preface . which ever side the right might be , even if at first his pistol missed fire to knock him down with the butt - end of it !
... recorded by Miss Burney , in an account she gives of a conversation with the Queen : -THE QUEEN : - Miss Burney , have you heard that Boswell is going ...
The account given by Paoli to Miss Burney , shows that very early in life Boswell took out his tablets : —He came to my country , and he fetched me some ...
April 8 , 1799 . how strange is it that , at this very time of my illness , you and Miss Temple should have been in such a dangerous state .
... ( which one would imagine no one could have missed ) of adding agreements to the most agreeable subject in the world , which is literary history ' .
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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