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If there be a pleasure in celebrating the distinguished merit of a contemporary , mixed with a certain degree of vanity , not altogether inexcusable ...
This , however , I have managed so as to occasion no diminution of the pleasure which my book should afford ; though malignity may sometimes be disappointed ...
lector himself , may not be most agreeable to many ; and the greater number that an author can please in any degree , the more pleasure does there arise to ...
... when he took a pleasure in being drawn upon the ice by a boy barefooted , who pulled him along by a garter fixed round him ; no very easy operation ...
... For those who feel no guilt can know no shame ; Unfaded still their former charms they show , Around them pleasures wait , and joys for ever new .
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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