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The King then asked him what they were doing at Oxford . Johnson answered , he could not much commend their diligence , but that in some respects they were mended , for they had put their press under better regulations , and were at ...
The King then talked of literary journals , mentioned particularly the Journal des Savans , and asked Johnson if it was well done . Johnson said , it was formerly very well done , and gave some account of the persons who began it ...
He advised the King to agree that the Judges should hold their places for life , instead of losing them at the accession of a new King . Lord Bute , I suppose , thought to make the King popular by this concession ; but the people never ...
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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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