Results 1-3 of 85
At what time , or by what means , he had acquired a competent knowledge both of French and Italian , I do not know ; but he was so well skilled in them , as to be sufficiently qualified for a translator . That part of his labour which ...
I do not mean that we should speak as broad as a certain prosperous member of Parliament from that country ; though it has been well observed , that " it has been of no small use to him ; as it rouses the attention of the House by its ...
( trying to defend himself from a charge of ignorance , ) I mean genteel moral characters . I think ( said Hicky , ) gentility and morality are i inseparable . BOSWELL . By no means , Sir . The genteelest characters are often ...
What people are saying - Write a review
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pjskimin - LibraryThing
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