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I was sorry at the time to hear this ; but whoever quits the creeks of private
connections , and fairly gets into the great ocean of London , will , by
imperceptible degrees , unavoidably experience such cessations of
There is a strange rout made about deep play ; whereas you have many more
people ruined by adventurous trade , and yet we do not hear such an outcry
against it . THRALE . There may be few people absolutely ruined by deep play
; but ...
One of the finest pieces in the English language is the paper on novelty , yet we
do not hear it talked of . It was written by Grove , a dissenting teacher . He would
not , I perceived , call him a clergyman , though he was candid enough to allow ...
... is in a book ; we have an order of men whose duty it is to teach it ; we have one
day in the week set apart for it , and this is in general pretty well observed : yet
ask the first ten gross men you meet , and hear what they can tell of their religion .
How much gardening does this occasion ? how many labourers must the
competition to have such things early in the market keep in employment ? You
will hear it said very gravely , Why was not the half guinea thus spent in luxury ,
given to ...
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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