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Johnson said , he thought he had already done his part as a writer . " I should have thought so too , ( said the King ) if you had not written so well . Johnson observed to me , upon this , that No man could have paid a handsomer ...
I suppose , Sir , he has thought superficially , and seized the first notions which occurred to his mind . " JOHNSON . Why then , Sir , still he is like a dog , that snatches the piece next him . Did you never observe that dogs have ...
I found in the London Chronicle , Dr. Goldsmith's apology to the publick for beating Evans , a bookseller , on account of a paragraph in a newspaper published by him , which Goldsmith thought impertinent to him and to a lady of his ...
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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