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Talking of education , “ People have now - a - days , " said he , “ got a strange opinion that every thing should be taught by lectures . Now I cannot see that lectures can do so much good as reading the books from which the lectures ...
“ Dr. Robertson's opinion was surely right . Men should not be told of the faults which they have mended . I am glad the old language is taught , and honour the translator , as a man whom God has distinguished by the high office of ...
The king was pleased to say he was of the same opinion ; adding , “ You do not think then , Dr. Johnson , that there was much arguy The reverend Mr. Strahan clearly recollects having been told hy Johnson , that the king observed that ...
You are not to deceive your clients with false representations of your opinion : you are not to tell lies to a judge . " BOSWELL . “ But what do you porting a cause which you know to be bad ? ” JOHNSON . Sir , you do not know it to be ...
Thinking that I now had him in a corner , and being solicitous for the literary fame of my country , I pressed him for his opinion on the merit of Dr. Robertson's History of Scotland . But , to my surprise , he escaped.
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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