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A kind letter from [ Mrs. ] Gastrel . I read on , then went to evening prayers , and
afterwards drank tea , with buns ; then read till I finished Leviticus 24 pages et
sup . To write to [ Mrs. ] Gastrelo to - morrow . To look again into Hammond .
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 . a name . What will the world do but look
... who are poor where they are rich , a compensation which is made to them . Let
them look inwards and be satisfied ; recollecting with conscious pride what Virgil
finely says of the Corycius Senex , and which I have , in another place 52 1783.
I recollect only the enjoyment of hope the high superiority of rank , without
the anxious cares of government and a great degree of power , both from
natural influence wisely used , and from the sanguine expectations of those who
This great man's attention to small things was very remarkable . As an instance of
it , he one day said to me , Sir , when you get silver in change for a guinea , look
carefully at it ; you may find some curious piece of coin . " Though a stern true ...
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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