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It must be owned , that our language is , at present , in a state of anarchy , and hitherto , perhaps , it may not have been ... have been imported , adopted , and naturalized from other languages , which have greatly enriched our own .
The natives have had little leisure , and little encouragement for enquiry ; and strangers , not knowing the language , have had no ability “ I have long wished that the Irish literature were cultivated.2 Ireland is known by tradition ...
Mr. Gentleman , a native of Ireland , who passed some years in Scotland as a player , and as an instructor in the English language , a man whose talents and worth were depressed by misfortunes , had given me a representation of the ...
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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