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No man loves to frustrate expectations which have been formed in his favour ; and the pleasure which I promise myself from your journals and remarks is so great , that perhaps no degree of attention or discernment will be sufficient to ...
welcome as is due to him whom a wise and noble curiosity has led , where perhaps no native of this country ever was before . “ I have no news to tell you that can deserve your notice ; nor would I willingly lessen the pleasure that any ...
“ I don't deny , sir , but that his novel may , perhaps , do harm ; but I cannot think his intention was bad . ” JOHNSON . “ Sir , that will not do . We cannot prove any man's intention to be bad . Piety practised in solitude , like the ...
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 ...
However , I will tell you that THE CLUB subsists ; but we have the loss of Burke's company since he has been engaged in publick business , in which he has gained more reputation than perhaps any man at his [ first ] appearance ever ...
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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
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