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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 ...
I having mentioned that I had passed some time with Rousseau in his wild retreat , and having quoted some remark made by Mr. Wilkes , with whom I had spent many pleasant hours in Italy , Johnson said , sarcastically , “ It seems ...
Mr. John Campbell , minister of the parish of Kippen near Stirling , who has lately favoured me with a long , intelligent , and very obliging letter upon this work , makes the following remark . “ Dr. Johnson has alluded to the worthy ...
The whole of the scene should , in justice to its merit , be transcribed ; but the following passage from Almeria's speech is the one on which the remarks above were chiefly made . How reverend is the face of this tall pile ; Whose ...
He looked grave and angry , and entered into a serious refutation of the justice of the remark . “ What , sir , ” said he , talk thus of a man of liberal education : a man who for years was at the university of Oxford : : -a man who has ...
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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