Resultaten 1-5 van 100
Though the loftiness of his mind prevented him from ever dedicating in his own person , he wrote a very great number of dedications for others . Some of these , the persons who were favoured with them are unwilling should be mentioned ...
I am afraid we shall find it difficult to keep among us a mind which has been so long feasted with variety . But let us try what esteem and kindness can effect . “ As your father's liberality has indulged you with so long a ramble ...
... 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 state of mind to be viewed with pity rather than with anger .
He talked of making verses , and observed , “ The great difficulty is , to know when you have made good ones , When composing , I have generally had them in my mind , perhaps fifty at a time , walking up and down in my room ; and then I ...
Such specimens of the easy and playful conversation of the great Dr. Samuel Johnson are , I think , to be prized ; as exhibiting the little varieties of a mind so enlarged and so powerful when objects of consequence required its ...
Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven
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