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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Abridged and Edited With an Introduction by Charles Grosvenor Osgood
     

Boswell's Life of Johnson: Abridged and Edited With an Introduction by Charles Grosvenor Osgood

by James Boswell
 
In making this abridgement of Boswell's Life of Johnson I have omitted most of Boswell's criticisms, comments, and notes, all of Johnson's opinions in legal cases, most of the letters, and parts of the conversation dealing with matters which were of greater importance in Boswell's day than now. I have kept in mind an old habit, common enough, I dare say, among its

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In making this abridgement of Boswell's Life of Johnson I have omitted most of Boswell's criticisms, comments, and notes, all of Johnson's opinions in legal cases, most of the letters, and parts of the conversation dealing with matters which were of greater importance in Boswell's day than now. I have kept in mind an old habit, common enough, I dare say, among its devotees, of opening the book of random, and reading wherever the eye falls upon a passage of especial interest.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016591889
Publisher:
Library of Alexandria
Publication date:
06/04/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
778 KB

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