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The roughness , indeed , which sometimes appeared in his manners , was more striking to me now , from my having been accustomed to the studied smooth complying habits of the continent ; and I clearly recognised in him , not without ...
However , I will tell you that THE CLUB subsists ; but we have the loss of Burke's company since he has been engaged in publick business , in which he has gained more reputation than perhaps any man at his [ first ] appearance ever ...
His own appearance , as to clothes , was genteelly neat and plain . ... but , by this method , it appeared at once that the allowance was much more than sufficient for his small family ; and this proved a clear conviction , that could ...
... that the greatest pain she ever felt was from the appearance of defrauding her subscribers : , ' But what can I do ? the Doctor [ Johason ] always puts me off with Well , we'll think about it ; and Goldsmith says , Leave it to me .
There is in this collection a poem , On the Death of Stephen Grey the Electrician ; * which , on reading it , appeared to me to be undoubtedly Johnson's . I asked Mrs. Williams whether it was not his . Sir , " said she , with some ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - keithhamblen - LibraryThing
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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 ... Volledige review lezen