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His daughter is in his house ; and if a man courts her , he takes his chance . If a
friend , or , indeed , if any man asks his opinion whether he should marry her , he
ought to advise him against it , without telling why , because his real opinion is ...
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 honour , to
tell us the faults of his daughter or of himself . A man who has debauched his
friend ' s ...
We all know what light is ; but it is not easy to tell what it is . ” On Friday , April
12th , I dined with him at our friend Tom Davies ' s , where we met Mr . Cradock ,
of Leicestershire , author of Zobeide , a tragedy ; a very pleasing gentleman , to ...
He reminded Dr . Johnson of Mr . Murphy ' s having paid him the highest
compliment that ever was paid to a layman , by asking his pardon for repeating
some oaths in the course of telling a story . Johnson and I supped this evening at
What can savages tell , but what they themselves have seen ? Of the past , or the
invisible , they can tell nothing . The inhabitants of Otaheité and New Zealand are
not in a state of pure nature ; for it is plain they broke off from some other ...
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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