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He looked at it and laughed , and seemed to be much diverted with the feeble efforts of his unknown adversary , who , I hope , is alive to read this account . “ Now ( said he ) here is somebody who thinks he has vexed me sadly ...
Surely this is inconsistent with " enmity towards Milton , ” which Sir John Hawkins imputes to Johnson upon this occasion , adding , “ I could all along observe that Johnson seemed to approve not only of the design , but of the argument ...
“ But let us view him in some instances of more familiar life . “ His general mode of life , during my acquaintance , seemed to be pretty uniform . About twelve o'clock I commonly visited him , and frequently found him in bed ...
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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