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Perfection is not to be expected from man : but if we are to judge by the various works of Johnson already published , we have good reason to believe , that he will bring this as near to perfection as any man could do .
Thus he begins : “ The time is now come , in which every Englishman expects to be informed of the national affairs ... to shew whence happiness or calamity is derived , and whence it may be expected ; and honestly to lay before the ...
Let me know what you expected , and what you have found . At least record it to yourself before custom has reconciled you to the scenes before you , and the disparity of your discoveries to your hopes has vanished from your mind .
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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