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Johnson's London was published in May , 1738 ; 1 and it is remarkable , that it came out on the same morning with Pope's satire , entitled 1738 ; so that England had at once its Juvenal and Horace as poetical monitors .
To the minute selection of characteristical circumstances , for which the ancients were remarkable , he added a philosophical research , and the most perspicuous and energetick language . Cave was certainly a man of estimable qualities ...
Mr. Davies recollected several of Johnson's remarkable say . ings , and was one of the best of the many imitators of his voice and manner , while relating them . He increased my impatience more and more to see the extraordinary man ...
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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