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... but I never was present when he was arrested , never knew that he was arrested , and I believe he never was in ... for a friend : but I never applied this remark to any particular instance , and certainly not to his kindness to me .
... in which he mentions , “ I was upwards of twelve years acquainted with him , was frequently in his company , always talked with ease to him , and can truly say , that I never received from him one rough word .
Some of us persisted , and Dr. Adams said , “ I never was more serious about any thing in my life . ” JOHNSON . Let me alone , let me alone ; I am overpowered . " And then he put his hands before his face , and reclined for some time ...
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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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This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review