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It is much to be regretted , that the able performance of that celebrated genius FRA Paolo , lost the advantage of being incorporated into British Literature by the masterly hand of Johnson . I have in my possession , by the favour of ...
A person was mentioned , who it was said could take down in short hand the speeches in parliament with perfect exactness JOHNSON . “ Sir , it is impossible . I remember one Angel , who came to me to write for him a Preface or Dedication ...
If I put forth my hand , I shall be sent to Newgate . This is the gradation of thinking , preaching , and acting : if a man thinks erroneously , he may keep his thoughts to himself , and nobody will trouble him ; if he preaches ...
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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