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... having received larger assistance ; and some , after all the diligence I have bestowed , have escaped my enquiries . He told me , a great many years ago , " he believed he had dedicated to all the royal family round ; ” and it was ...
The fragments of our first conversation , which I have preserved , are these : I told him that Voltaire , in a conversation with me , had distinguished Pope and Dryden thus : - “ Pope drives a handsome chariot , with a couple of neat ...
I told him that a foreign friend of his , whom I had met with abroad , was so wretchedly perverted to infidelity , that he treated the hopes of immortality with brutal levity ; and said , “ As man dies like a dog , let him lie like a ...
I hope you make what enquiries you can , and write down what is told you . The little things which distinguish domestick characters are soon forgotten : if you delay to enquire , you will have no information ; if you neglect to write ...
... some years of absence , I was told of a vast number of my acquaintance who were all gone to the land of forgetfulness , and I found myself like a man stalking over a field of battle , who every moment perceives some one lying dead .
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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