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A man , when he gets into a higher sphere , into other habits of life , cannot keep
up all his former connections . Then , sir , those who knew him formerly upon a
level with themselves , may think that they ought still to be treated as on a level ...
A hundred a year is reckoned a good fellowship ; and that is no more than is
necessary to keep a man decently as a scholar . e Dr . Adam Smith , who was for
some time a professor in the university of Glasgow , has uttered , in his Wealth of
necessary to keep a man decently as a scholar . 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
I stated to him this case : — " Suppose a man has a daughter who he knows has
been seduced , but her misfortune is concealed from the world ; should he keep
her in his house ? Would be not , by doing so , be accessary to imposition ?
Or , if he has other daughters who know of her frailty , he ought not to keep her in
his house . You are to consider the state of life is this ; we are to judge of one
another ' s characters as well as we can ; and a man is not bound in honesty or ...
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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