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
National ilustrated library, 1851
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... sacred as any thing that he retains : there is so much laceration of mind in such a conversion , that it can hardly be sincere and lasting . " The truth of this reflection may be confirmed by many and eminent instances , some of ...
My dear Sir , mind your studies , mind your business , make your lady happy , and be a good Christian . After this , tristitiam et metus Trades protervis in mare Creticum Portare ventis . ' “ If we perform our duty , we shall be safe ...
He should have a lamp constantly burning in his bed - chamber during the night , and if wakefully disturbed , take a book , and read , and compose himself to rest . To have the management of the mind is a great art , and it may be ...
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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