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into the Erse or Gaelic language , from political considerations of the disadvantage of keeping up the distinction between the highlanders and the other inhabitants of North Britain , Dr. , Johnson being informed of this , I suppose by ...
observed to Mr. Langton , “ Sir , his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the fourteenth or Charles the second . ” At sir Joshua Reynolds's , where a circle of Johnson's friends was collected round him to ...
... as in the case of all who are distressed with the same malady of imagination , transfers to others its own feelings . Who could suppose it was to introduce a comedy , when Mr. Bensley solemnly began , Press'd with the load of life ...
Suppose you and I and two hundred more were restrained from printing our thoughts : what then ? What proportion would that restraint upon us bear to the private happiness of the nation ? ” This mode of representing the inconveniencies ...
Upon this occasion I particularly lamented that he had not that warmth of friendship for his brilliant pupil , which we may suppose would have had a beniguant effect on both . When almost every man of eminence in ...
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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