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was much enamoured of Olivia Lloyd , a young quaker , to whom he wrote a copy of verses , which I have not been able to recover ; i but with what facility and elegance he could warble the amorous lay , will appear from the following ...
He wrote a review of Grainger's Sugar Cane , a Poem , in the London Chronicle . He told me , that Dr. Percy wrote the greatest part of this review ; but , I imagine , he did not recollect it distinctly , for it appears to be mostly ...
The Honourable Thomas Hervey and his lady , having unhappily disagreed , and being about to separate , Johnson interfered as their friend , and wrote him a letter of expostulation , which I have not been able to find ; but the substance ...
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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