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I trusted that I should be liberally understood , as knowing very well what I was about , and by no means as simply unconscious of the pointed effects of the satire . I own , indeed , that I was arrogant enough to suppose , that the ...
... industry has been employed against the peace , good order , and happiness of society , in our free and prosperous country ; but , thanks be to God , without producing the pernicious effects which were hoped for by its propagators .
... of which eludes the most minute inquiry , though the effects are well known to be a weariness of life , an unconcern about those things which agitate the greater part of mankind , and a general sensation of gloomy wretchedness .
This touch , however , was without any effect . I ventured to say to him , in allusion to the political principles in which he was educated , and of which he ever retained some odour , that “ his mother had not carried him far enough ...
The rod produces an effect which terminates in itself . A child is afraid of being whipped , and gets his task , and there's an end on't ; whereas , by exciting emulation and comparisons of superiority , you lay the foundation of ...
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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