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He used to say , “ If this young dog does not find so much after I am gone as he expects , let him remember that he has had a great deal in my own time . ' The son , though in affluent circumstances , had good sense enough to carry on ...
I remember one evening , when some of his works were mentioned , Dr. Goldsmith said , he had never heard of them ; upon which Dr. Johnson observed , Sir , he is one of the many who have made themselves publick , without making ...
I remember being present when he shewed himself to be so corrupted , or at least something so different from what I think right , as to maintain , that a member of parliament should go along with his party right or wrong .
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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