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His figure and manner appeared strange to them ; but he behaved modestly , and sat silent , till upon something which occurred in the course of conversation , he suddently struck in and quoted Macrobius ; and thus he gave the first ...
Mrs. Lucy Porter told me , that Mr. Walmsley gave him a letter of introduction to Lintot his bookseller , and that Johnson wrote some things for him ; but I imagine this to be a mistake , for I have discovered no trace of it , and I am ...
You very rightly observe , that he who passing by his brother gave the inheritance to his nephew , could limit no more than he gave ; and by Lord Hailes's estimate of fourteen years ' purchase , what he gave was no more than you may ...
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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