The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; a Series of His Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition Never Before Published: the Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great-Britain, for Near Half a Century During which He Flourished, Volume 2
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BOSWELL : “ Pray , Sir , is it true that Lord North paid you a visit , and that you got two hundred a year in addition to your pension ? ” JOHNSON : No , Sir . Except what I had from the bookseller , I did not get a farthing by them .
Sir A .: “ Very true , Sir ; and Lord Bacon . But was not Lord Coke a mere lawyer ? " . JOHNSON : “ Why , I am afraid he was ; but he would have taken it very ill if you had told him so .
Is Lord Hailes on our side ? Pray let me know what I owed you when I left you , that I may send it to you . " I am going to write about the Americans . If you have picked up any hints among your lawyers , who are great masters of the ...
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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