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Though Mrs. Porter was double the age of Johnson , and her person and manner , as described to me by the late Mr. Garrick , were by no means pleasing to others , she must have had a superiority of understanding and talents , as she ...
... from Mr. Barnard ; from the copy of a letter written by the late Mr. Strahan the printer , to Bishop Warburton ; and from a minute , the original of which is among the papers of the late Sir James Caldwell , and a copy of which was ...
Of the late Mr. Mallet he spoke with no great respect : said , he was ready for any dirty job : that he had wrote against Byng at the instigation of the ministry , and was equally ready to write for him , provided he found his account ...
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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