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Quo fit ut OMNIS Votiva pateat veluti descripta tabella VITA SENIS . HORAT .
VOLUME THE THIRD . OC DOMI MINA NVS TIO ILLVIMEA post axa OXFORD .
PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM PICKERING , LONDON ; AND TALBOYS AND
I thought that the death of an old schoolfellow , and one with whom he had lived a
good deal in London , would have affected my fellow - traveller much : but he
only said , “ Ah ! poor Jamy . ” Afterwards , however , when we were in the chaise
I enjoyed the luxury of our approach to London , that metropolis which we both
loved so much , for the high and varied intellectual pleasure which it furnishes . I
experienced immediate happiness while whirled along with such a companion ...
Gresham college was intended as a place of instruction for London ; able
professors were to read lectures gratis : they contrived to have no scholars ;
whereas , if they had been allowed to receive but sixpence a lecture from each
scholar , they ...
... handsome fortune , as it was reckoned , before means were found to acquire
those immense sums which have been brought from thence of late : " he was a
scholar , and an agreeable man , and lived very prettily in London till his wife
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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 ... Read full review
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