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Over manners too a change has come , and as Johnson justly observes , all works which describe manners require notes in sixty or seventy years , or less ' .
In its new form all the worst excrescences had been cleared away , and though what was left was not Boswell , still less was it unchastened Croker .
His industry grew much less towards the close of Johnson's life . Under May 8 , 1781 , he records : — Of his conversation on that and other occasions during ...
... and he says I have not the use of my faculties . ' 16. p . 308 . * Horace , Odes , i . 3. 1 . Advertisement to the First Edition . 9 less . Let.
9 less . Let me particularly lament the Reverend Thomas Warton , and the Reverend Dr. Adams , Mr. Warton , amidst his variety of genius and learning ...
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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