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The instances of variety of disappointment are chosen so judiciously , and painted so strongly , that , the moment they are read , they bring conviction to every 1 " Nov. 25 , 1748 , I received of Mr. Dodsley fifteen guineas , for which ...
accustomed to favours from the great , I know not well how to receive , or in what terms to acknowledge . When , upon some slight encouragement , I first visited your Lordship , I was overpowered , like the rest of mankind , by the ...
... and received from them presents , and from the first who died , a legacy of cloaths and money . The last of them , Mrs. Jane , left her an annual rent ; but from the blundering manner of the Will , 1 fear she never reaped the ...
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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