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He once dedicated some musick for the German flute to Edward duke of York . In writing dedications for others , he considered himself as by no means speaking his own sentiments . Notwithstanding his long silence , I never omitted to ...
... 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 not be answered , and saved all future dispute .
His majesty approached him , and at once was courteously easy His majesty began by observing , that he understood he. " Dr. Johnson had the honour of contributing his assistance towards the formation of this library ; for I have read a ...
Johnson said , he did not think there Why truly , ” said the king , “ when once it comes to calling names , argument is pretty well at an end . ” His majesty then asked him what he thought of lord Lyttelton's history , which was then ...
... as he certainly would have pointed out and illustrated many circumstances of advantage , from being in a situation where the powers of the mind are at once excited to vigorous exertion , and tempered by reverential awe .
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - keithhamblen - LibraryThing
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 ... Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - donbuch1 - LibraryThing
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