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... 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 .
Johnson , upon all occasions , expressed bis approbation of enforcing instruction by means of the rod * . “ I would rather , ” said he , " have the rod to ...
Oh ! how my soul abhors so mean a thought . Long since I learn'd to slight this fleeting breath , And view with cheerful eyes approaching death .
On that evening , his father , who had anxiously accompanied him , found means to have him introduced to Mr. Jorden , who was to be his tutors .
... when they had such undoubted proofs that it was totally fallacious ; though it is by no means surprising that those who wish to depreciate him , should ...
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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