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Amongst them I found one , of which I had not made a copy , and which I own I read with pleasure at the distance of almost twenty years . It is dated November , 1765 , at the palace of Pascal Paoli , in Corte , the capital of Corsica ...
I have no news to tell you that can deserve your notice ; nor would I willingly lessen the pleasure that any novelty may give you at your return . I am afraid we shall find it difficult to keep among us a mind which has been so long ...
observes , that , “ no doubt , in the world to come , ( where the least pleasure is unspeakable , ) it cannot be but that he which hath bin most afflicted here , shall conceive and receive more exceeding joy , than he which hath bin ...
This violence seemed very strange to me , who had read many of Rousseau's animated writings with great pleasure , and even edification ; had been much pleased with his society , and was just come from the continent , where he was very ...
“ But I wonder , sir , you have not more pleasure in writing than in not writing . ” JohnSON . “ Sir , you may wonder . ” He talked of making verses , and observed , " The great difficulty is , to know when you have made good ones .
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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