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Where , or in what manner this poem was composed , I am sorry that I neglected to ascertain with precision , from Johnson's own authority . He has marked upon his corrected copy of ...
“ Sir , it is owing to their expressing themselves in a plain and familiar manner , which is the only way to do good to the common people , and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from a principle of duty , when it is ...
The sayings themselves are generally of sterling merit ; but , doubtless , his manner was an addition to their effect ; and therefore should be attended to as much as may be . It is necessary , however , to guard those who were not ...
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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