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read as enquirers after natural or moral knowledge , whether we intend to inlarge our science or increase our virtue , are more important than publick occurrences . Thus Sallust , the great master of nature , has not forgot in his ...
It is the practice of good nature to overlook faults which have already , by the consequences , punished the delinquent . It is natural for a father to think more favourably than others of his children ; and it is always wise to give ...
Characters of manners are very entertaining ; but they are to be understood , by a more superficial observer , than characters of nature , where a man must dive into the recesses of the human heart . " It always appeared to me that he ...
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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