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Sir William Temple complains that Ireland is less known than any other country , as to its ancient state . The natives have had little leisure , and little encouragement for enquiry ; and strangers , not knowing the language , have had ...
You are almost the only instance of a Scotchman that I have known , who did not at every other sentence bring in some other Scotchman . " We drank tea with Mrs. Williams . I introduced a question which had been much agitated in the ...
JOHNSON . Sir , therc is no trusting to that crazy piety . ” I observed that it was strange how well Scotchmen were known to one another in their own country , though born in very distant counties ; for we do not find that the gentlemen ...
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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