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We do not allow our fellows to marry , because we consider academical
institutions as preparatory to a settlement in the world . It is only by being
employed as a tutor , that a fellow can obtain any thing more than a livelihood .
To be sure , a ...
... allowed to justify , must often be very oppressive , unless juries , whom I am
more and more confirmed in holding to be judges of law as well as of fact ,
resolutely interpose . Of late , an act of parliament has passed declaratory of their
full right ...
So then , sir , you would allow of no irregular intercourse whatever between the
sexes . ” JOHNSON . “ To be sure I would not , sir . I would punish it much more
than it is done , and so restrain it . In all countries there has been fornication , as
booksellers , ” said he , “ gave Theophilus Cibber , who was then in prison , ten
guineas , to allow Mr . Cibbér to be put upon the title - page , as the author : by
this , a double imposition was intended ; in the first place , that it was the work of a
He would not , I perceived , call him a clergyman , though he was candid enough
to allow very great merit to his composition . Mr . Murphy said , he remembered
when there were several people alive in London , who enjoyed a considerable ...
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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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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