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... at some distance of time , contemplate with wonder ; and I must be allowed to suggest , that the nature of the work , in other respects , as it consists ...
... of self - complacency , that this extensive biographical work , however inferior in its nature , may in one respect be assimilated to the Odyssey .
But I confess , that I am so formed by nature and by habit , that to restrain the effusion of delight , on having obtained such fame , to me would be truly ...
... so much approbation , that I have good grounds for supposing that the world will not be indifferent to more ample communications of a similar nature .
Thus Sallust , the great master of nature , has not forgot in his account of Catiline to remark , that his walk was now quick , and again slow , as an ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pjskimin - LibraryThing
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