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It is not certain that the same method will not preserve the highland language , for the purposes of learning , and abolish it from daily use . When the highlanders read the Bible , they will naturally wish to have its obscurities ...
Mr. James Stuart , late minister of Killin , distinguished by his eminent piety , learning , and taste . The amiable simplicity of his life , his warm benevolence , his indefatigable and successful exertions for civilizing and improving ...
Johnson answered , " Warburton has most general , most scholastick learning ; Lowth the more correct scholar . I do not know which of them calls names best . ” The king was pleased to say he was of the same opinion ; adding , “ You do ...
Johnson expatiated on the advantages of Oxford for learning . “ There is here , sir , " said he , " such a progressive emulation . The students are anxious to appear well to their tutors ; the tutors are anxious to have their pupils ...
I will venture to say , there is more learning and science within the circumference of ten miles from where we now sit , than in all the rest of the kingdom . " BOSWELL . “ The only disadvantage is , the great distance at which people ...
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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
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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