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... intended for the publick eye , is so happily expressed in an easy style , that I should injure it by any alteration : " When Johnson came to Oxford in 1754 , the long vacation was beginning , and most people were leaving the place .
She expressed great desire to hear me ; and held up her poor hands as she lay in bed , with great fervour , while I prayed , kneeling by her , nearly in the following words : “ Almighty and most merciful Father , whose loving kindness ...
Would Mr. Tytler , surely a Scot , if ever Scot there were , ” have expressed himself thus ? And let me add , that , citizen of the world , as I hold myself to be , I have that degree of predilection for my natale solum , nay , I have ...
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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