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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“ I am , Sir , your most humble servant , “ SAM . JOHNSON . " The opponents of this pious scheme being made ashamed of their conduct , the benevolent undertaking was allowed to go on . The following letters , though not written ...
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 ...
His objection to this appears from his 99th letter to Mrs. Thrale , whom in that letter he thus scolds for the grossness of her flattery of him.- " The other Oxford news is , that they have sent me a degree of Doctor of Laws , with such ...
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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