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I hope you will continue to cultivate this kind of learning , which has too long lain neglected , and which , if it be suffered to remain in oblivion for another century , may , perhaps , never be retrieved .
Nay , Sir , it is wonderful what a difference learning makes upon people even in the common intercourse of life , which does not appear to be much connected with it . " And yet , ( said I ) people go through the world very well ...
He defended his remark upon the general insufficiency of education in Scotland ; and confirmed to me the authenticity of his witty saying on the learning of the Scotch ; - Their learning is like bread in a besieged town : every man ...
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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