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If you can send me word to - morrow what I shall say to him , I will settle matters , and bring the poem with me for the press , which , as the town empties , we cannot be too quick with . I Your's , & c . “ Sam . JOHNSON .
Were all the other excellencies of this poem submitted , it must ever have our grateful reverence from its noble conclusion ; in which we are consoled with the assurance that happiness may be attained , if we " apply our hearts " to ...
“ The Sugar - Cane , a Poem , ” did not please him ; 1 for , he exclaimed , “ What could he make of a sugar - cane ? One might as well write the ' Parsley - bed , a Poem ; ' or ' The Cabbage - garden , a Poem . ' » BOSWELL .
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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