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... happened to be in the country with Mr. Foote ; and having mentioned that he was obliged to go to London in order to get ready for the press one of the numbers of that Journal , Foote said to him , “ You need not go on that account .
I mentioned that Sir James had said to me , that he had never seen Mr. Johnson , but he had a great respect for him ... The mention of this gentleman led us to talk of the Western Islands of Scotland , to visit which he expressed a wish ...
He did not give me full credit when I mentioned that I had carried on a short conversation by signs with some Esquimaux , who were then in London , particularly with one of them who was a priest . He thought I could not make them ...
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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