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The great thing to be recorded , ( said he , ) is the state of your own mind ; and you should write down every thing that you remember , for you cannot judge at first what is good or bad ; and write immediately while the impression is ...
I observed to him that there were very few of his friends so accurate as that I could venture to put down in writing what they told me as his sayings . JOHNSON . Why should you write down my sayings ? BoswELL . I write them when ...
One might as well write the ' Parsley - bed , a Poem ; ' or ' The Cabbage - garden , a Poem . ' » BOSWELL . You must then pickle your cabbage with the sal atticum . " JOHNSON . " You know there is already The Hop - Garden , a Poem ...
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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