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Such melancholy disappointments we know to be incident to humanity ; but we do not feel them the less . Let me particularly lament the reverend Thomas Warton , and the reverend Dr. Adams . Mr. Warton , amidst his variety of genius and ...
In the strangely mixed scenes of human existence , our feelings are often at once pleasing and painful . Of this truth , the progress of the present work furnishes a striking instance . It was highly gratifying to me that my friend ...
I do not here include his poetical works ; for , excepting his Latin translation of Pope's Messiah , his London , and his Vanity of Human Wishes , imitated from Juvenal ; bis Prologue on the opening of Drury - lane Theatre , by Mr.
When he was informed that it so preyed upon her mind that her life was in danger , he with a generous humanity went to her and offered to marry her , but it was then too late : her * vital power was exhausted ; and she actually ...
One in the middle stooped , while he sat upon his back , and one on each side supported him ; and thus he was borne triumphant . Such a proof of the early predominance of intellectual vigour is very remarkable , and does honour to human ...
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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