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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 ...
He appeared to have a pleasure in contradiction , especially when any opinion
whatever was delivered with an air of confidence ; so that there was hardly any
topick , if not one of the great truths of religion and morality , that be might not
I admit that the spirits are raised by drinking , as by the common participation of
any pleasure : cock - fighting or bear - baiting will raise the spirits of a company ,
as drinking does ; though surely they will not improve conversation . I also admit ...
We have no pleasure in dwelling longer on the vices of so pitiful a being as
Hayley , or in exposing further the particular passage in the painter ' s history to
which we have alluded . Romney died at Kendal in Lancashire , of which county
Pray give me leave , sir ; - It is better here — A little of the brown - Some fat , sir -
A little of the stuffing - Some gravy - Let me have the pleasure of giving you some
butter - Allow me to recommend a squeeze of this orange ; — or the lemon ...
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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