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It appears from Johnson's diary , that their acquaintance commenced about the year 1746 ; and such was Johnson's ... Ever since I was acquainted with Dr. Johnson , and many years before , as I have been assured by those who knew him ...
“ Sir , ( said she , with some warmth , ) I wrote that poem before I had the honour of Dr. Johnson's acquaintance . ... His answer was , It is true , Sir , that she wrote it before she was acquainted with me ; but she has not told you ...
I was just beginning to creep into acquaintance by means of Colonel Drumgold , a very high man , Sir , head of L'Ecole Militaire , a most complete character , for he had first been a professor of rhetorick , and then became a soldier .
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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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