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Let me not trifle time in words , to which while we speak or write them we assign
little meaning . Whenever you favour me with a letter , treat me as one that is glad
of your kindness and proud of your esteem . “ The papers which have been sent ...
One instance , I find , has circulated both in conversation and in print ; that when
he would not allow the Scotch writers to have merit , the late Dr. Rose , of
Chiswick , asserted , that he could name one Scotch writer whom Dr. Johnson
... and simplicity , and such accurate force of expression , whether gay or
pathetical , as , in the Editor's humble judgment , no poet , except Shakspeare ,
has excelled . - ED . ] lines when he thought he could give the writer's meaning
lines when he thought he could give the writer's meaning better than in the words
of the manuscript ' , On Sunday , March 30 , I found him at home in the evening ,
and had the pleasure to meet with Dr. Brocklesby , whose reading , and ...
It is a very good custom to keep a journal for a man's own use ; he may write
upon a card a day all that is necessary to be written , after he has had experience
of life . At first there is a great deal to be written , because there is a great deal of ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rylltraka - LibraryThing
The texts themselves are priceless, but the translations in this volume are seriously dated and often obscure the meaning of the Greek - especially worthy of disdain are the Aristophanes translations ... Read full review
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Great collection of works. Read full review