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That Johnson had penetration enough to see , and seeing would not disguise the general misery of man in this state of being , may have given rise to the superficial notion of his being too stern a philosopher .
period , he might have used the same expression , considering it as a point of honour not to own them ; for Mrs. Williams told me that , as he had given those Essays to Dr. Bathurst , who sold them at two guineas each , he never would ...
I have given him 1 [ Of this gentleman , who died at his seat at Ballinegare , in the county of Roscommon in Ireland , July 1 , 1791 , in his 82nd year , some account may be found in the Gentleman's Magazine of that date .
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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