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That the conversation of a celebrated man , if his talents have been exerted in conversation , will best display his character , is , I trust , too well established in the judgement of mankind , to be at all shaken by a sneering ...
The character of a respectable Hottentot , " in Lord Chesterfield's letters , has been generally understood to be meant for Johnson , and I have no doubt that it was . But I remember when the Literary Property of those letters was ...
1 Talking of some of the modern plays , he said , “ False Delicacy was totally void of character . He praised Goldsmith's “ Good - natured Man ; " said , it was the best comedy , that had appeared since “ The Provoked Husband ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pjskimin - LibraryThing
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