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it was the English stage , as well as for poetical excellence , is unrivalled . Like the celebrated Epilogue to the “ Distressed Mother , " it was , during the season , often called for by the audience . The most striking and brilliant ...
Good English is plain , easy , and smooth in the mouth of an unaffected English Gentleman . A studied and factitious pronunciation , which requires perpetual attention , and imposes perpetual constraint , is exceedingly disgusting .
We have a regular recommendation to the English resident , so we shall not be taken for vagabonds . We think to go one way and return another , and for as much as we can , I will try to speak a little French ; I tried hitherto but ...
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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