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Much , no doubt , both of the sentiments and expression were derived from conversation with him ; and it was certainly submitted to his friendly revision : but in the year 1783 , he at my request marked with a pencil the lines which he ...
... many worthy men have expressed of his Profession de Foi du Vicaire Savoyard , I cannot help admiring it , as the performance of a man full of sincere reverential submission to divine mystery , though beset with perplexing doubts : a ...
... for what we call family , that is , for illustrious extraction . Now I take genus in Latin to have much the same signification with birth in English ; both in their primary meaning expressing simply descent , but both made to stand ...
His majesty expressed a desire to have the literary biography of this country ably executed , and proposed to Dr. Johnson to undertake it . Johnson signified his readiness to comply with his majesty's wishes .
I desired all to withdraw , then told her that we were to part for ever ; that , as christians , we should part with prayer ; and that I would , if she was willing , say a short prayer beside her . She expressed great desire to hear me ...
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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
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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