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“ N.B. There will be a new prologue on the occasion , written by the authour of Irene , and spoken by Mr. Garrick ; and , by particular desire , there will be added to the Masque a dramatick satire , called Lethe , in which Mr. Garrick ...
He then called to the boy , “ What would you give , my lad , to know about the Argonauts ? ” “ Sir , said the boy ) I would give what I have . " Johnson was much pleased with his answer , and we gave him a double fare .
He said to her , My name is Johnson ; tell him I called . Will you remember the name ? ” She answered with rustick simplicity , in the Warwickshire pronunciation , “ I don't understand you , Sir . ”" Blockhead , ( said he , ) I'll write ...
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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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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