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 do not mean that we should speak as broad as a certain prosperous member of Parliament from that country ; though it has been well observed , that " it has been of no small use to him ; as it rouses the attention of the House by its ...
Goldsmith having said , that Garrick's compliment to the Queen , which he introduced into the play of the “ Chances , " which he had altered and revised this year , was mean and gross flattery . JOHNSON : “ Why , Sir , I would ...
We went to Fontainebleau , which we found a large mean town , crowded with people . The forest thick with woods , very extensive . — Manucci secured us lodgings . The appearance of the country pleasant .
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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