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“ DEAR SIR , —How welcome your account of yourself and your invitation to your new house was to me , I need not tell you , who consider our friendship not only as formed by choice , but as matured by time . We have been now long enough ...
“ What we shall do in the summer , it is yet too early to consider . You want to know what you shall do now ; I do not think this time of bustle and confusion ' like to produce any advantage to you . Every man has those to reward and ...
Consider a man whose fortune is very narrow ; whatever be his rank by birth , or whatever his reputation by intellectual excellence , what can he do ? or what evil can he prevent ? That he cannot help the needy is evident ; he has ...
“ REVEREND SIR , —That I have long omitted to return you thanks for the honour conferred upon me by your dedication , I entreat you with great earnestness not to consider as more faulty than it is . A very importunate and oppressive ...
“ DEAR SIR , -It was not insensibility of your kindness , I hope , that made me negligent of answering your letter , for which I now return you thanks , and which I consider as a fresh proof of your regard . “ I am better , much better ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - 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 ... Read full review
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Picked up this entire set in excellent condition at a library sponsored used book sale for $60.00. hands down one of my best finds. Read full review