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Every man feels for himself , and knows how he is affected by particular qualities in the person he admires , the impressions of which are too minute and delicate to be substantiated in language . The following very solemn and affecting ...
... to his honour be it recorded , when I complained that drinking port and sitting up late with him , affected my nerves for some time after , he said , “ One had better be palsied at eighteen than not keep company with such a man .
Johnson , whose robust frame was not in the least affected by the cold , scolded me , as if my shivering had been a paltry effeminacy , saying , " Why do you shiver ? " Sir William Scott , of the Commons , told me , that when he ...
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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