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The Club : Johnson, Boswell, and the friends who shaped an age

by Damrosch, Leopold (Author)

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In 1763, the painter Joshua Reynolds proposed to his friend Samuel Johnson that they invite a few friends to join them every Friday at the Turk's Head Tavern in London to dine, drink, and talk until midnight. Eventually the group came to include among its members Edmund Burke, Adam Smith, Edward Gib... Full description

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