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A blind indiscriminate admiration of Shakspeare had exposed the British nation to the ridicule of foreigners . Johnson , by candidly admitting the faults of his poet , had the more credit in bestowing on him deserved and indisputable ...
It is only giving you a guinea out of that treasure of admiration which already belongs to you , and which is no hidden treasure ; for I suppose my admiration of you is co - existent with the knowledge of my character .
Johnson expressed his admiration of the activity and diligence and good fortune of Mr. Green , in getting together , in his situation , so great a variety of things ; and Mr. Green told me ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keithhamblen - LibraryThing
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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Picked up this entire set in excellent condition at a library sponsored used book sale for $60.00. hands down one of my best finds. Read full review