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Being asked whether All Souls or Christ Church library was the largest , he answered , “ All Souls library is the largest we have , except the Bodleian . ” “ Aye , ” said the king , “ that is the publick library .
... his majesty asked which of them was the best : Johnson answered , that the Monthly Review was done with most care , the Critical upon the best principles ; adding that the authors of the Monthly Review were enemies to the church .
An essay , written by Mr. Deane , a divine of the church of England , maintaining the future life of brutes , by an explication of certain parts of the scriptures , was mentioned , and the doctrine insisted on by a gentleman who seemed ...
Who could have imagined that the high church - of - England - man would be so prompt in quoting Maupertuis , who , I am sorry to think , stands in the list of those unfortunate mistaken men who call themselves esprits forts .
... that some of the modern libraries of the university were more commodious and pleasant for study , as being more spacious and airy ; he replied , “ Sir , if a man has a mind 10 prance , he must study at Christ Church and All Souls .
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