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... be condemned too harshly for being distant to former acquaintance , even
though he may have been much obliged to them . It is , no doubt , to be wished
that a proper degree of attention should be shown by great men to their early
... it seems , when he bad got to Mr . Thrale ' s , he found the coach was at the
door , waiting to carry Mrs . and Miss Thrale , and signor Baretti , their Italian
master , to Bath . This was not showing the attention which might have been
expected to ...
But you find an officer , who has , properly speaking , no money , is everywhere
very well received , and treated with attention . The character of a soldier always
stands him in stead . ” BosWELL . “ Yet , sir , I think that common soldiers are ...
But where , after due attention to all that the judge has said , they are decidedly of
a different opinion from him , they have not only a power and a right , but they are
bound in conscience to bring in a verdict accordingly . ” - Boswell . a The late ...
On Thursday , April 11th , I dined with him at general Paoli ' s , in whose house I
now resided , and where I had ever afterwards the honour of being entertained
with the kindest attention as his constant guest , while I was. r Sir Edward Barry ...
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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 ... Read full review